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Solar Energy in Morgan City, LA

Solar Energy in Morgan City

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Solar Panels in Morgan City

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Morgan City

The total length of the day in Morgan City, LA today (July 31, 2021) will be 13 hours and 36 minutes. [More]

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Morgan City, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Morgan City, LA

Solar Energy Data in Morgan City, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Morgan City, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Morgan City

Based on historical Morgan City, 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 Morgan City. [1]

Morgan City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.77 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.55 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Morgan City that are always titled at the latitude of Morgan City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.25 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.77 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.55 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 Morgan City

Solar Radiation Data in Morgan City, LA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Morgan City.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Morgan City, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Morgan City

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Solar Power Comparison: Morgan City vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Morgan City

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Morgan City 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 Morgan City

Sunrise / Sunset in Morgan City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 31, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:22 am
    • Sunset: 12:59 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:11 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:36
Solar Energy Statistics for Morgan City

Best Months for Solar in Morgan City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: May (6.13 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (5.43 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.54 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Morgan City

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

However, Morgan City is in St. Mary County and St. Mary County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Morgan City

The Power of Solar in Morgan City, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Morgan City, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Morgan City

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Cost of Utilities in Morgan City

Morgan City Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Morgan City averaged 11.68 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2021, which was about 15% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.71¢/kWh in May. [3]

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Morgan City Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Louisiana averaged $13.37 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2021, which was approximately 5% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $14.01 per Mcf in April. [4]

Weather Forecast for Morgan City, LA [5]

Sat Jul 31
93°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 76°F
Max: 93°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 77%
Sun Aug 1
87°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 76°F
Max: 89°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 99%
Mon Aug 2
88°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 76°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 99%
Tue Aug 3
86°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 92%
Wed Aug 4
82°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 82°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 94%
Thu Aug 5
87°F
Light Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 89°F
Light breeze: 6 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 62%

More about Morgan City

About Morgan City

The city of Morgan City, LA in St. Mary County has an approximate population of 12,404. [6]

Morgan City Solar Power

Morgan City, LA Solar Energy

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

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