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Solar Energy in Saint Joseph, LA

Solar Energy in Saint Joseph

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Solar Panels in Saint Joseph

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Saint Joseph

The total length of the day in Saint Joseph, LA today (April 22, 2019) will be 13 hours and 11 minutes. [More]

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Saint Joseph, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Saint Joseph, LA

Solar Energy Data in Saint Joseph, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Saint Joseph, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Saint Joseph

Based on historical Saint Joseph, 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 Saint Joseph. [1]

Saint Joseph has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.68 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.55 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Saint Joseph that are always titled at the latitude of Saint Joseph (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.21 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.68 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 Saint Joseph

Solar Radiation Data in Saint Joseph, LA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Saint Joseph.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Saint Joseph, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Saint Joseph

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Solar Power Comparison: Saint Joseph vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Saint Joseph

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Saint Joseph 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 Saint Joseph

Sunrise / Sunset in Saint Joseph

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 22, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:27 am
    • Sunset: 12:39 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:03 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:11
Solar Energy Statistics for Saint Joseph

Best Months for Solar in Saint Joseph

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (6.04 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (5.21 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.49 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Saint Joseph

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

However, Saint Joseph is in Tensas County and Tensas County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Saint Joseph

The Power of Solar in Saint Joseph, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Saint Joseph, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Saint Joseph

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Cost of Utilities in Saint Joseph

Saint Joseph Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Saint Joseph averaged 8.84 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2019, which was about 29% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.47¢/kWh in January. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Saint Joseph

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Saint Joseph Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Louisiana averaged $10.18 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in January 2019, which was approximately 8% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.43 per Mcf in January. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Saint Joseph

Solar Energy Contractors in Saint Joseph

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Saint Joseph, LA.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Saint Joseph

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Saint Joseph, LA.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Saint Joseph

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Saint Joseph, LA.

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Weather Forecast for Saint Joseph, LA [5]

Mon Apr 22
76°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 62°F
Max: 79°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 42%
Tue Apr 23
74°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 59°F
Max: 74°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Apr 24
77°F
Light Rain
Min: 60°F
Max: 80°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Apr 25
68°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 73°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Apr 26
77°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 77°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 75%
Sat Apr 27
79°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 62°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Saint Joseph

About Saint Joseph

The town of Saint Joseph, LA in Tensas County has an approximate population of 1,176. [6]

Saint Joseph Solar Power

Saint Joseph, LA Solar Energy

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

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