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Solar Energy in Pineville, LA

Solar Energy in Pineville

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Solar Panels in Pineville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Pineville

The total length of the day in Pineville, LA today (May 18, 2021) will be 13 hours and 49 minutes. [More]

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Pineville, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Pineville, LA

Solar Energy Data in Pineville, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Pineville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Pineville

Based on historical Pineville, 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 Pineville. [1]

Pineville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.61 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 Pineville that are always titled at the latitude of Pineville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.1 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.61 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 Pineville

Solar Radiation Data in Pineville, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Pineville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Pineville

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

Solar Power Levels in Pineville

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Pineville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 18, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:10 am
    • Sunset: 1:00 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:05 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:49
Solar Energy Statistics for Pineville

Best Months for Solar in Pineville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (5.94 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (5.02 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.27 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Pineville

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

However, Pineville is in Rapides County and Rapides County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Pineville

The Power of Solar in Pineville, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Pineville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Pineville

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Cost of Utilities in Pineville

Pineville Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Pineville averaged 10.00 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in February 2021, which was about 25% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.34¢/kWh in February. [3]

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Pineville Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Louisiana averaged $9.03 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in February 2021, which was approximately 5% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.55 per Mcf in February. [4]

Weather Forecast for Pineville, LA [5]

Tue May 18
80°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 80°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed May 19
78°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 79°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 99%
Thu May 20
79°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 79°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 76%
Fri May 21
82°F
Light Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 82°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 48%
Sat May 22
82°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 62°F
Max: 84°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 10%
Sun May 23
84°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 64°F
Max: 86°F
Light breeze: 7 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Pineville

About Pineville

The city of Pineville, LA in Rapides County has an approximate population of 14,555. [6]

Pineville Solar Power

Pineville, LA Solar Energy

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

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