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Solar Energy in Lockport, LA

Solar Energy in Lockport

The month of October has the highest historical solar radition values in Lockport with an average of 6.24 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Lockport

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Lockport

The total length of the day in Lockport, LA today (April 21, 2024) will be 13 hours and 7 minutes. [More]

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Lockport, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Lockport, LA

Solar Energy Data in Lockport, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Lockport, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Lockport

Based on historical Lockport, 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 Lockport. [1]

Lockport has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.67 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 8% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.32 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Lockport that are always titled at the latitude of Lockport (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.14 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.67 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.32 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 Lockport

Solar Radiation Data in Lockport, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Lockport, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Lockport

Lockport, LA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.38 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Lockport is October with an average of 6.24 kWh/m2/day, followed by April at 5.83 kWh/m2/day and September at 5.81 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Lockport (Louisiana) are December with an average of 4.55 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.83 kWh/m2/day and July at 5.08 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Lockport

The average monthly solar radiation level in Lockport, LA, of 5.38 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 19% 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: Lockport vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Lockport

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 21, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:27 am
    • Sunset: 7:34 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:7
Solar Energy Statistics for Lockport

Best Months for Solar in Lockport

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation October (6.24 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (6.02 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (5.18 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.42 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Lockport

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Solar Power Output in Lockport

The Power of Solar in Lockport, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Lockport, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Lockport

Lockport (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5983.5 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Lockport is October with an average of 593.44 kWhac, followed by April at 533.49 kWhac and March at 524 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Lockport (Louisiana) are December with an average of 441.95 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 464.45 kWhac and August at 468.03 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Lockport

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Lockport Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Lockport, LA [5]

Sun Apr 21
69°F
Light Rain
Min: 60°F
Max: 70°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 95%
Mon Apr 22
68°F
Few Clouds
Min: 51°F
Max: 70°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 31%
Cloud cover: 17%
Tue Apr 23
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 52°F
Max: 76°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Apr 24
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 57°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Apr 25
83°F
Few Clouds
Min: 64°F
Max: 83°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 15%
Fri Apr 26
80°F
Light Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 82°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Lockport

About Lockport

The town of Lockport, LA in Lafourche County has an approximate population of 2,578. [6]

Lockport Solar Power

Lockport, LA Solar Energy

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

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