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Solar Energy in Louisiana

Solar Panels in Louisiana

There are currently at least solar panel installations throughout the state of Louisiana right now.

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Solar Power in Louisiana

Solar Energy Levels in Louisiana

The average monthly solar radiation level in Louisiana's capital city, Baton Rouge, of 5.41 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 45% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in an area with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 18% less than the average level of 6.6 kWh/m2/day in an area with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).
→ Louisiana values listed here are based on the capital, Baton Rouge.

Solar Radiation in Louisiana

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Louisiana solar radiation levels compare to average levels in an area with historcially high levels (NV) and one 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).
→ Louisiana values listed here are based on the capital, Baton Rouge.

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Cost of Utilities in Louisiana

Louisiana Electricity Costs

Residential electricity prices in Louisiana averaged 11.70 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2021, which was approximately 18% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 14.19¢/kWh in September. [2]

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Louisiana Natural Gas Costs

Residential natural gas prices in Louisiana averaged $17.22 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2021, which was about 15% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $20.22 per Mcf in September. [3]

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About Louisiana

Louisiana ranks 26th among all states in the U.S. with a population of approximately 4,533,372. [4]

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Solar Energy in LA

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

Did you know?

The largest solar power plant in the world covers 1000 acres & is located in the Mojave Desert in California.

Cities in Louisiana

ZIP Codes in Louisiana


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