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Solar Energy in Madisonville, LA

Solar Energy in Madisonville

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Solar Panels in Madisonville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Madisonville

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

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Madisonville, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Madisonville, LA

Solar Energy Data in Madisonville, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Madisonville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Madisonville

Based on historical Madisonville, 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 Madisonville. [1]

Madisonville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.74 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.56 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Madisonville that are always titled at the latitude of Madisonville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.25 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.74 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.56 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 Madisonville

Solar Radiation Data in Madisonville, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Madisonville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Madisonville

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

Solar Power Levels in Madisonville

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Madisonville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 20, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:26 am
    • Sunset: 12:31 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:59 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:05
Solar Energy Statistics for Madisonville

Best Months for Solar in Madisonville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (6.14 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.46 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.52 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Madisonville

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

However, Madisonville is in St. Tammany County and St. Tammany County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Madisonville

The Power of Solar in Madisonville, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Madisonville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Madisonville

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Cost of Utilities in Madisonville

Madisonville Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Madisonville 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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Madisonville 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 Madisonville, LA [5]

Tue Apr 20
66°F
Light Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 72°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 58%
Wed Apr 21
59°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 46°F
Max: 65°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 5%
Thu Apr 22
66°F
Few Clouds
Min: 46°F
Max: 66°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 12%
Fri Apr 23
65°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 56°F
Max: 66°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Apr 24
71°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 77°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 90%
Cloud cover: 94%
Sun Apr 25
77°F
Few Clouds
Min: 63°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 22%

More about Madisonville

About Madisonville

The town of Madisonville, LA in St. Tammany County has an approximate population of 748. [6]

Madisonville Solar Power

Madisonville, LA Solar Energy

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

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