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Solar Energy in Richwood, LA

Solar Energy in Richwood

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Solar Panels in Richwood

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Richwood

The total length of the day in Richwood, LA today (April 20, 2021) will be 13 hours and 10 minutes. [More]

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Richwood, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Richwood, LA

Solar Energy Data in Richwood, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Richwood, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Richwood

Based on historical Richwood, 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 Richwood. [1]

Richwood has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.57 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.38 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Richwood that are always titled at the latitude of Richwood (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.08 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.57 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.38 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 Richwood

Solar Radiation Data in Richwood, LA

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Richwood, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Richwood

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

Solar Power Levels in Richwood

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Richwood

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 20, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:31 am
    • Sunset: 12:42 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:07 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:10
Solar Energy Statistics for Richwood

Best Months for Solar in Richwood

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (5.97 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.21 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.4 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Richwood

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

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

Solar Power Output in Richwood

The Power of Solar in Richwood, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Richwood, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Richwood

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Cost of Utilities in Richwood

Richwood Electricity Costs

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

Tue Apr 20
71°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 47°F
Max: 74°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Apr 21
55°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 37°F
Max: 59°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 4%
Thu Apr 22
61°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 42°F
Max: 64°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 54%
Fri Apr 23
62°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 62°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Apr 24
78°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 82°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 27%
Sun Apr 25
71°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 56°F
Max: 72°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 37%

More about Richwood

About Richwood

The town of Richwood, LA in Ouachita County has an approximate population of 3,392. [6]

Richwood Solar Power

Richwood, LA Solar Energy

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

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