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Solar Power in 70159 (New Orleans, LA)

Solar Energy in 70159

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Solar Panels in 70159

Solar panels in 70159 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 70159

The total length of the day in 70159 (New Orleans, LA) today (April 22, 2019) will be 13 hours and 06 minutes. [More]

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70159 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 70159 (New Orleans, LA)

Solar Energy Data for 70159

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 70159.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 70159

Solar Radiation Data in 70159

Based on historical 70159 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 70159. [1]

The region associated with 70159 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 70159 that are always titled at the latitude of New Orleans (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 70159

Solar Radiation Data in 70159

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 70159

Solar Radiation Data in 70159

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Solar Power Comparison: 70159 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 70159

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Solar Power: 70159 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 70159 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 70159

Sunrise / Sunset in 70159

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 22, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:25 am
    • Sunset: 12:32 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:58 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:06
Solar Energy Statistics for 70159

Best Months for Solar in 70159

  • 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 70159

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 70159 at this current time.

However, 70159 is in Orleans County and Orleans County (LA) has at least 201 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 70159

The Power of Solar in 70159

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 70159. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 70159. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 70159

Solar Radiation Data in 70159

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Solar Businesses in 70159

Solar Energy Contractors in 70159

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near 70159.

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Solar Energy Equipment in 70159

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near 70159.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in 70159

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near 70159.

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Weather Forecast for 70159 [5]

Mon Apr 22
82°F
Few Clouds
Min: 61°F
Max: 82°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 13%
Tue Apr 23
80°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 61°F
Max: 81°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Apr 24
81°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 64°F
Max: 81°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 99%
Thu Apr 25
75°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 75°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Apr 26
80°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 80°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 9%
Sat Apr 27
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 64°F
Max: 82°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about 70159

About 70159

The ZIP code 70159 is associated with the city of New Orleans in Orleans County in Louisiana.

70159 Solar Power

70159 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 70159, or for more solar-related resources for LA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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