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Solar Energy in Tickfaw, LA

Solar Energy in Tickfaw

The month of October has the highest historical solar radition values in Tickfaw with an average of 5.69 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Tickfaw

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Tickfaw

The total length of the day in Tickfaw, LA today (July 23, 2017) will be 13 hours and 45 minutes. [More]

Tickfaw, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Tickfaw, LA

Solar Energy Data in Tickfaw, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Tickfaw, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Tickfaw

Based on historical Tickfaw, 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 Tickfaw. [1]

Tickfaw has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.65 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.39 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Tickfaw that are always titled at the latitude of Tickfaw (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.13 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.65 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.39 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 Tickfaw

Solar Radiation Data in Tickfaw, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Tickfaw, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Tickfaw

Tickfaw, LA has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.94 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Tickfaw is October with an average of 5.69 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.6 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.58 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Tickfaw (Louisiana) are January with an average of 3.72 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.8 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.22 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Tickfaw

The average monthly solar radiation level in Tickfaw, LA, of 4.94 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 32% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 25% less than the average level of 6.6 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 Tickfaw 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 Tickfaw

Sunrise / Sunset in Tickfaw

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 23, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:15 am
    • Sunset: 8:01 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:08 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:45
Solar Energy Statistics for Tickfaw

Best Months for Solar in Tickfaw

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation October (5.69 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (5.91 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.1 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.31 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Tickfaw

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

However, Tickfaw is in Tangipahoa County and Tangipahoa County has at least 8 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Tickfaw

The Power of Solar in Tickfaw, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Tickfaw, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Tickfaw

Tickfaw (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5579.63 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Tickfaw is October with an average of 540.32 kWhac, followed by May at 529.52 kWhac and August at 517.77 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Tickfaw (Louisiana) are January with an average of 373.75 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 378.07 kWhac and February at 380.84 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Tickfaw

Tickfaw Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Tickfaw 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]

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Tickfaw 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 Tickfaw

Solar Energy Contractors in Tickfaw

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Tickfaw

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Tickfaw

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

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Weather Forecast for Tickfaw, LA [5]

Sun Jul 23
76°F
Light Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 76°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 44%
Mon Jul 24
88°F
Light Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 80%
Tue Jul 25
90°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 90°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 64%
Wed Jul 26
81°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 14%
Thu Jul 27
80°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 80°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 21%
Fri Jul 28
84°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 84°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 17%

More about Tickfaw

About Tickfaw

The village of Tickfaw, LA in Tangipahoa County has an approximate population of 694. [6]

Tickfaw Solar Power

Tickfaw, LA Solar Energy

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

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