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Solar Energy in Sterlington, LA

Solar Energy in Sterlington

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Solar Panels in Sterlington

Solar panels in Sterlington that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Sterlington

The total length of the day in Sterlington, LA today (July 20, 2017) will be 13 hours and 59 minutes. [More]

Sterlington, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Sterlington, LA

Solar Energy Data in Sterlington, LA

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in Sterlington.

* Amounts listed in kWh/m2/day (kilowatt hours per square meter per day).
* See glossary & definitions below.


Solar Energy Analysis for Sterlington, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Sterlington

Based on historical Sterlington, LA data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in Sterlington. [1]

Sterlington has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.57 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.41 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Sterlington that are always titled at the latitude of Sterlington (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.08 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.57 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.41 kWh/m2/day. [1]

* See glossary & definitions below.

Solar Energy Glossary

Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI)

Global Horizontal Irradiance: The total amount of solar radiation that is received per unit area by a surface that is always positioned in a horizontal manner.

Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI)

Direct Normal Irradiance: The total amount of solar radiation received per unit area by a surface that is always perpendicular to the sun rays that come in a straight line from the direction of the sun at its current position in the sky.

Average Tilt at Latitude (ATaL)

Average Tilt at Latitude: The total amount of solar radiation received per unit area by a surface that is tilted toward the equator at an angle equal to the current latitude. ATaL will often produce the optimum energy output.

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Solar Radiation Levels in Sterlington

Solar Radiation Data in Sterlington, LA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Sterlington.

* Amounts listed in kWh/m2/day (kilowatt hours per square meter per day)

Solar Radiation Analysis for Sterlington, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Sterlington

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Solar Power Comparison: Sterlington vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Sterlington

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Sterlington solar radiation levels compare to average levels in a city with historcially high levels (NV) and a city with historically low levels (WA). [1]

→ k/m/d = kWh/m2/day = kilowatt hours per square meter per day.
→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

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Solar Data & Statistics for Sterlington

Sunrise / Sunset in Sterlington

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 20, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:15 am
    • Sunset: 8:14 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:14 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:59
Solar Energy Statistics for Sterlington

Best Months for Solar in Sterlington

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (6.02 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.33 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.47 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Sterlington

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the town of Sterlington, LA at this current time.

However, Sterlington is in Ouachita County and Ouachita County has at least 1 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Sterlington

The Power of Solar in Sterlington, LA

Monthly AC solar system output averages for Sterlington (la). Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in Sterlington. [2]

* Amounts listed in kWhac (kilowatt hours (AC))

Solar Output Analysis for Sterlington, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Sterlington

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Cost of Utilities in Sterlington

Sterlington Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Sterlington averaged 9.35 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2017, which was about 26% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.70¢/kWh in April. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Sterlington

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Sterlington Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Louisiana averaged $13.94 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2017, which was approximately 22% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $11.38 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Sterlington

Solar Energy Contractors in Sterlington

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Sterlington, LA.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Sterlington

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Sterlington, LA.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Sterlington

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Sterlington, LA.

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Weather Forecast for Sterlington, LA [5]

Thu Jul 20
94°F
Light Rain
Min: 76°F
Max: 94°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Jul 21
94°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 75°F
Max: 95°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Jul 22
93°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 79°F
Max: 93°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Jul 23
89°F
Light Rain
Min: 77°F
Max: 89°F
: 5 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 36%
Mon Jul 24
86°F
Light Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 86°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 34%
Tue Jul 25
87°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 87°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 2%

More about Sterlington

About Sterlington

The town of Sterlington, LA in Ouachita County has an approximate population of 1,594. [6]

Sterlington Solar Power

Sterlington, LA Solar Energy

To learn more about solar energy and solar power Sterlington, LA, or for more solar-related resources for Sterlington, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Did you know?

Various missions to space by different countries are known to utilize solar energy as a main power source.

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