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Solar Energy in Turkey Creek, LA

Solar Energy in Turkey Creek

The month of May has the highest historical solar radition values in Turkey Creek with an average of 5.71 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Turkey Creek

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Turkey Creek

The total length of the day in Turkey Creek, LA today (December 14, 2017) will be 10 hours and 09 minutes. [More]

Turkey Creek, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Turkey Creek, LA

Solar Energy Data in Turkey Creek, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Turkey Creek, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Turkey Creek

Based on historical Turkey Creek, 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 Turkey Creek. [1]

Turkey Creek has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.58 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.35 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Turkey Creek that are always titled at the latitude of Turkey Creek (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.05 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.58 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.35 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 Turkey Creek

Solar Radiation Data in Turkey Creek, LA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Turkey Creek.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Turkey Creek, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Turkey Creek

Turkey Creek, LA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.03 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Turkey Creek is May with an average of 5.71 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.62 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.58 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Turkey Creek (Louisiana) are December with an average of 3.72 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.78 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.53 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: Turkey Creek vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Turkey Creek

The average monthly solar radiation level in Turkey Creek, LA, of 5.03 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 approximately 24% 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 Turkey Creek 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 Turkey Creek

Sunrise / Sunset in Turkey Creek

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 14, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:59 am
    • Sunset: 5:09 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:04 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:09
Solar Energy Statistics for Turkey Creek

Best Months for Solar in Turkey Creek

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (5.71 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.84 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (4.86 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.16 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Turkey Creek

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

However, Turkey Creek is in Evangeline County and Evangeline County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Turkey Creek

The Power of Solar in Turkey Creek, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Turkey Creek, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Turkey Creek

Turkey Creek (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5690.38 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Turkey Creek is May with an average of 538.71 kWhac, followed by August at 519.46 kWhac and October at 517.96 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Turkey Creek (Louisiana) are December with an average of 372.32 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 383.15 kWhac and November at 429.13 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Turkey Creek

Turkey Creek Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Turkey Creek averaged 9.87 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2017, which was about 26% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.30¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Turkey Creek Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Louisiana averaged $16.60 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2017, which was approximately 2% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.01 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Turkey Creek

Solar Energy Contractors in Turkey Creek

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Turkey Creek

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Turkey Creek

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

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Weather Forecast for Turkey Creek, LA [5]

Thu Dec 14
64°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 39°F
Max: 66°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 56%
Fri Dec 15
49°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 35°F
Max: 51°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 88%
Sat Dec 16
55°F
Few Clouds
Min: 30°F
Max: 57°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 20%
Sun Dec 17
71°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 71°F
Gale: 19 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 61%
Mon Dec 18
50°F
Light Rain
Min: 45°F
Max: 50°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 97%
Tue Dec 19
48°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 42°F
Max: 48°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 99%

More about Turkey Creek

About Turkey Creek

The village of Turkey Creek, LA in Evangeline County has an approximate population of 441. [6]

Turkey Creek Solar Power

Turkey Creek, LA Solar Energy

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

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