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Solar Energy in Thibodaux, LA

Solar Energy in Thibodaux

The month of May has the highest historical solar radition values in Thibodaux with an average of 5.75 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Thibodaux

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Thibodaux

The total length of the day in Thibodaux, LA today (August 22, 2017) will be 13 hours and 00 minutes. [More]

Thibodaux, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Thibodaux, LA

Solar Energy Data in Thibodaux, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Thibodaux, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Thibodaux

Based on historical Thibodaux, 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 Thibodaux. [1]

Thibodaux has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.63 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 8% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.28 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Thibodaux that are always titled at the latitude of Thibodaux (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.09 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.63 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.28 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 Thibodaux

Solar Radiation Data in Thibodaux, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Thibodaux, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Thibodaux

Thibodaux, LA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.02 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Thibodaux is May with an average of 5.75 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.65 kWh/m2/day and April at 5.61 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Thibodaux (Louisiana) are January with an average of 3.49 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.86 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.49 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Thibodaux

The average monthly solar radiation level in Thibodaux, LA, of 5.02 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 35% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is (sorry, data not currently available) the average level of kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Thibodaux 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 Thibodaux

Sunrise / Sunset in Thibodaux

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 22, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:35 am
    • Sunset: 7:36 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:05 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:00
Solar Energy Statistics for Thibodaux

Best Months for Solar in Thibodaux

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (5.75 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (5.93 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.06 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.34 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Thibodaux

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

However, Thibodaux is in Lafourche County and Lafourche County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Thibodaux

The Power of Solar in Thibodaux, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Thibodaux, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Thibodaux

Thibodaux (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5675.29 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Thibodaux is May with an average of 544.93 kWhac, followed by April at 520.45 kWhac and October at 516.55 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Thibodaux (Louisiana) are January with an average of 350.71 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 383.39 kWhac and November at 427.99 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Thibodaux

Thibodaux Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Thibodaux averaged 9.88 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2017, which was about 24% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.02¢/kWh in May. [3]

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Thibodaux Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Louisiana averaged $15.30 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2017, which was approximately 16% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $13.21 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Thibodaux

Solar Energy Contractors in Thibodaux

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Thibodaux

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Thibodaux

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

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Weather Forecast for Thibodaux, LA [5]

Tue Aug 22
87°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 76°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 56%
Wed Aug 23
89°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 89°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 56%
Thu Aug 24
88°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 77°F
Max: 88°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 24%
Fri Aug 25
84°F
Light Rain
Min: 76°F
Max: 84°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 53%
Sat Aug 26
82°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 82°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 77%
Sun Aug 27
82°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 35%

More about Thibodaux

About Thibodaux

The city of Thibodaux, LA in Lafourche County has an approximate population of 14,566. [6]

Thibodaux Solar Power

Thibodaux, LA Solar Energy

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

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