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Solar Energy in Pine Prairie, LA

Solar Energy in Pine Prairie

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Solar Panels in Pine Prairie

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Pine Prairie

The total length of the day in Pine Prairie, LA today (July 31, 2021) will be 13 hours and 40 minutes. [More]

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Pine Prairie, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Pine Prairie, LA

Solar Energy Data in Pine Prairie, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Pine Prairie, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Pine Prairie

Based on historical Pine Prairie, 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 Pine Prairie. [1]

Pine Prairie has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.58 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.33 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Pine Prairie that are always titled at the latitude of Pine Prairie (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.05 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.58 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.33 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 Pine Prairie

Solar Radiation Data in Pine Prairie, LA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Pine Prairie.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Pine Prairie, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Pine Prairie

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Solar Power Comparison: Pine Prairie vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Pine Prairie

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Pine Prairie 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 Pine Prairie

Sunrise / Sunset in Pine Prairie

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 31, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:25 am
    • Sunset: 1:06 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:16 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:40
Solar Energy Statistics for Pine Prairie

Best Months for Solar in Pine Prairie

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (5.76 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (4.84 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.13 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Pine Prairie

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

However, Pine Prairie is in Evangeline County and Evangeline County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Pine Prairie

The Power of Solar in Pine Prairie, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Pine Prairie, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Pine Prairie

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Cost of Utilities in Pine Prairie

Pine Prairie Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Pine Prairie 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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Pine Prairie 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 Pine Prairie, LA [5]

Sat Jul 31
94°F
Light Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 94°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 62%
Sun Aug 1
92°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 93°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 83%
Mon Aug 2
86°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 91°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 61%
Tue Aug 3
86°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 86°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 50%
Wed Aug 4
87°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 71°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 70%
Thu Aug 5
89°F
Few Clouds
Min: 71°F
Max: 90°F
Light breeze: 7 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 22%

More about Pine Prairie

About Pine Prairie

The village of Pine Prairie, LA in Evangeline County has an approximate population of 1,610. [6]

Pine Prairie Solar Power

Pine Prairie, LA Solar Energy

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

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