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Solar Energy in Carencro, LA

Solar Energy in Carencro

The month of October has the highest historical solar radition values in Carencro with an average of 6.01 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Carencro

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Carencro

The total length of the day in Carencro, LA today (September 26, 2022) will be 12 hours and 1 minutes. [More]

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Carencro, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Carencro, LA

Solar Energy Data in Carencro, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Carencro, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Carencro

Based on historical Carencro, 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 Carencro. [1]

Carencro has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.66 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.42 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Carencro that are always titled at the latitude of Carencro (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.13 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.66 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.42 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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 Carencro

Solar Radiation Data in Carencro, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Carencro, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Carencro

Carencro, LA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.4 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Carencro is October with an average of 6.01 kWh/m2/day, followed by September at 5.99 kWh/m2/day and April at 5.71 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Carencro (Louisiana) are January with an average of 4.57 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 4.62 kWh/m2/day and February at 5.02 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Carencro

The average monthly solar radiation level in Carencro, LA, of 5.4 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 37% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 18% less than the average level of 6.61 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: Carencro vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Carencro

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 26, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:58 am
    • Sunset: 6:59 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:1
Solar Energy Statistics for Carencro

Best Months for Solar in Carencro

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation October (6.01 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (5.86 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.07 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.24 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Carencro

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Solar Power Output in Carencro

The Power of Solar in Carencro, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Carencro, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Carencro

Carencro (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6001.69 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Carencro is October with an average of 557.75 kWhac, followed by September at 537.74 kWhac and May at 528.1 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Carencro (Louisiana) are February with an average of 442.85 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 444.6 kWhac and December at 452.84 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Carencro

Carencro Electricity Costs

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Carencro Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Carencro, LA [5]

Mon Sep 26
87°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 68°F
Max: 88°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 3%
Tue Sep 27
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 83°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 27%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Sep 28
82°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 57°F
Max: 83°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 27%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Sep 29
75°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 78°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 31%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Sep 30
79°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 82°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 28%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Oct 1
83°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 57°F
Max: 85°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 30%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Carencro

About Carencro

The city of Carencro, LA in Lafayette County has an approximate population of 7,526. [6]

Carencro Solar Power

Carencro, LA Solar Energy

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