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Solar Energy in Youngsville, LA

Solar Energy in Youngsville

The month of October has the highest historical solar radition values in Youngsville with an average of 5.68 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Youngsville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Youngsville

The total length of the day in Youngsville, LA today (December 14, 2017) will be 10 hours and 13 minutes. [More]

Youngsville, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Youngsville, LA

Solar Energy Data in Youngsville, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Youngsville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Youngsville

Based on historical Youngsville, 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 Youngsville. [1]

Youngsville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.68 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.44 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Youngsville that are always titled at the latitude of Youngsville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.16 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.68 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.44 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 Youngsville

Solar Radiation Data in Youngsville, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Youngsville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Youngsville

Youngsville, 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 Youngsville is October with an average of 5.68 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.61 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.6 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Youngsville (Louisiana) are January with an average of 3.71 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.79 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.22 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Youngsville

The average monthly solar radiation level in Youngsville, 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 Youngsville 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 Youngsville

Sunrise / Sunset in Youngsville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 14, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:57 pm
    • Sunset: 11:10 pm
    • Solar Noon: 6:03 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:13
Solar Energy Statistics for Youngsville

Best Months for Solar in Youngsville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation October (5.68 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (5.92 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (5.09 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.32 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Youngsville

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

However, Youngsville is in Lafayette County and Lafayette County has at least 6 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Youngsville

The Power of Solar in Youngsville, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Youngsville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Youngsville

Youngsville (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5581.48 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Youngsville is October with an average of 539.52 kWhac, followed by May at 530.99 kWhac and August at 518.75 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Youngsville (Louisiana) are January with an average of 372.78 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 376.83 kWhac and February at 380.32 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Youngsville

Youngsville Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Youngsville 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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Youngsville 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 Youngsville

Solar Energy Contractors in Youngsville

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Youngsville

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Youngsville

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

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Weather Forecast for Youngsville, LA [5]

Thu Dec 14
51°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 50°F
Max: 51°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 92%
Fri Dec 15
50°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 35°F
Max: 52°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 88%
Sat Dec 16
55°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 32°F
Max: 59°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Dec 17
69°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 69°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 60%
Mon Dec 18
70°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 70°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 49%
Tue Dec 19
71°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 71°F
: 5 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 14%

More about Youngsville

About Youngsville

The city of Youngsville, LA in Lafayette County has an approximate population of 8,105. [6]

Youngsville Solar Power

Youngsville, LA Solar Energy

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

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