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Solar Energy in Grand Coteau, LA

Solar Energy in Grand Coteau

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Solar Panels in Grand Coteau

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Grand Coteau

The total length of the day in Grand Coteau, LA today (April 20, 2021) will be 13 hours and 05 minutes. [More]

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Grand Coteau, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Grand Coteau, LA

Solar Energy Data in Grand Coteau, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Grand Coteau, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Grand Coteau

Based on historical Grand Coteau, 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 Grand Coteau. [1]

Grand Coteau has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.65 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.41 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Grand Coteau that are always titled at the latitude of Grand Coteau (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.13 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.65 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.41 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 Grand Coteau

Solar Radiation Data in Grand Coteau, LA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Grand Coteau.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Grand Coteau, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Grand Coteau

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Solar Power Comparison: Grand Coteau vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Grand Coteau

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Grand Coteau 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 Grand Coteau

Sunrise / Sunset in Grand Coteau

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 20, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:34 am
    • Sunset: 12:39 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:06 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:05
Solar Energy Statistics for Grand Coteau

Best Months for Solar in Grand Coteau

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: May (5.83 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.23 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Grand Coteau

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

However, Grand Coteau is in St. Landry County and St. Landry County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Grand Coteau

The Power of Solar in Grand Coteau, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Grand Coteau, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Grand Coteau

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Cost of Utilities in Grand Coteau

Grand Coteau Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Grand Coteau averaged 9.58 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2021, which was about 25% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.69¢/kWh in January. [3]

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Grand Coteau Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Louisiana averaged $9.94 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in January 2021, which was approximately 2% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.74 per Mcf in January. [4]

Weather Forecast for Grand Coteau, LA [5]

Tue Apr 20
70°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 74°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 37%
Wed Apr 21
57°F
Few Clouds
Min: 42°F
Max: 61°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 15%
Thu Apr 22
65°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 43°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 8%
Fri Apr 23
63°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 56°F
Max: 65°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Apr 24
74°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 80°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 83%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Apr 25
71°F
Light Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 83%
Cloud cover: 92%

More about Grand Coteau

About Grand Coteau

The town of Grand Coteau, LA in St. Landry County has an approximate population of 947. [6]

Grand Coteau Solar Power

Grand Coteau, LA Solar Energy

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

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