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Solar Power in 70054 (Gretna, LA)

Solar Energy in 70054

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Solar Panels in 70054

Solar panels in 70054 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 70054

The total length of the day in 70054 (Gretna, LA) today (September 26, 2021) will be 12 hours and 03 minutes. [More]

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70054 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 70054 (Gretna, LA)

Solar Energy Data for 70054

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 70054.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 70054

Solar Radiation Data in 70054

Based on historical 70054 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 70054. [1]

The region associated with 70054 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.64 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 7% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.32 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 70054 that are always titled at the latitude of Gretna (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.12 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.64 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.

Solar Radiation Levels in 70054

Solar Radiation Data in 70054

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 70054

Solar Radiation Data in 70054

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Solar Power Comparison: 70054 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 70054

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Solar Power: 70054 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 70054 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).

Solar Data & Statistics for 70054

Sunrise / Sunset in 70054

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 26, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:49 am
    • Sunset: 11:52 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:51 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:03
Solar Energy Statistics for 70054

Best Months for Solar in 70054

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (5.98 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.17 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.33 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 70054

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 70054 at this current time.

However, 70054 is in Jefferson Parish County and Jefferson Parish County (LA) has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 70054

The Power of Solar in 70054

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 70054. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 70054. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 70054

Solar Radiation Data in 70054

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Weather Forecast for 70054 [5]

Sun Sep 26
79°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 67°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 4%
Mon Sep 27
83°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 68°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 63%
Tue Sep 28
86°F
Light Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 94%
Wed Sep 29
87°F
Light Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 48%
Thu Sep 30
85°F
Light Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 85°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 37%
Fri Oct 1
85°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 85°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 29%

More about 70054

About 70054

The ZIP code 70054 is associated with the city of Gretna in Jefferson Parish County in Louisiana.

70054 Solar Power

70054 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 70054, or for more solar-related resources for LA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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