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Solar Energy in Westwego, LA

Solar Energy in Westwego

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

Solar Panels in Westwego

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Westwego

The total length of the day in Westwego, LA today (August 19, 2017) will be 13 hours and 06 minutes. [More]

Westwego, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Westwego, LA

Solar Energy Data in Westwego, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Westwego, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Westwego

Based on historical Westwego, 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 Westwego. [1]

Westwego has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.66 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 8% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.32 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Westwego that are always titled at the latitude of Westwego (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.14 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.66 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.32 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 Westwego

Solar Radiation Data in Westwego, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Westwego, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Westwego

Westwego, 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 Westwego is May with an average of 5.75 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.64 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 Westwego (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 4.5 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Westwego

The average monthly solar radiation level in Westwego, 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 Westwego 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 Westwego

Sunrise / Sunset in Westwego

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 19, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:30 am
    • Sunset: 7:36 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:03 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:06
Solar Energy Statistics for Westwego

Best Months for Solar in Westwego

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (5.75 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (6.05 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.26 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.42 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Westwego

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

However, Westwego is in Jefferson County and Jefferson County has at least 30 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Westwego

The Power of Solar in Westwego, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Westwego, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Westwego

Westwego (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5674.87 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Westwego is May with an average of 544.57 kWhac, followed by April at 520.28 kWhac and October at 516.73 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Westwego (Louisiana) are January with an average of 350.92 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 383.69 kWhac and November at 428.27 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Westwego

Westwego Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Westwego 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]

Solar Power Poll: Westwego

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Westwego 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 Westwego

Solar Energy Contractors in Westwego

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Westwego

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Westwego

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

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Weather Forecast for Westwego, LA [5]

Fri Aug 18
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 80°F
Max: 80°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Aug 19
89°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 79°F
Max: 91°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 36%
Sun Aug 20
86°F
Light Rain
Min: 81°F
Max: 90°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 83%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Aug 21
90°F
Few Clouds
Min: 79°F
Max: 90°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 12%
Tue Aug 22
90°F
Light Rain
Min: 80°F
Max: 90°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 8%
Wed Aug 23
91°F
Light Rain
Min: 81°F
Max: 91°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 3%

More about Westwego

About Westwego

The city of Westwego, LA in Jefferson County has an approximate population of 8,534. [6]

Westwego Solar Power

Westwego, LA Solar Energy

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

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