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Solar Energy in Ville Platte, LA

Solar Energy in Ville Platte

The month of October has the highest historical solar radition values in Ville Platte with an average of 6.31 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Ville Platte

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Ville Platte

The total length of the day in Ville Platte, LA today (May 23, 2022) will be 13 hours and 52 minutes. [More]

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Ville Platte, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Ville Platte, LA

Solar Energy Data in Ville Platte, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Ville Platte, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Ville Platte

Based on historical Ville Platte, 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 Ville Platte. [1]

Ville Platte has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.67 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.46 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Ville Platte that are always titled at the latitude of Ville Platte (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.15 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.67 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.46 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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 Ville Platte

Solar Radiation Data in Ville Platte, LA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Ville Platte.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Ville Platte, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Ville Platte

Ville Platte, LA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.43 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Ville Platte is October with an average of 6.31 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.84 kWh/m2/day and September at 5.83 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Ville Platte (Louisiana) are December with an average of 4.67 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.79 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.95 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Ville Platte vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Ville Platte

The average monthly solar radiation level in Ville Platte, LA, of 5.43 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 38% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 18% less than the average level of 6.61 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: Ville Platte vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Ville Platte 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 Ville Platte

Sunrise / Sunset in Ville Platte

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 23, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:09 am
    • Sunset: 8:01 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:52
Solar Energy Statistics for Ville Platte

Best Months for Solar in Ville Platte

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation October (6.31 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (5.87 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.04 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.28 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Ville Platte

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Solar Power Output in Ville Platte

The Power of Solar in Ville Platte, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Ville Platte, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Ville Platte

Ville Platte (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5964.46 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Ville Platte is October with an average of 583.33 kWhac, followed by August at 521.24 kWhac and May at 517.3 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Ville Platte (Louisiana) are February with an average of 432.05 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 450.44 kWhac and January at 467.37 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Ville Platte

Ville Platte Electricity Costs

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Ville Platte Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Ville Platte, LA [5]

Mon May 23
75°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 66°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 97%
Tue May 24
86°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 90°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 67%
Wed May 25
82°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 79%
Thu May 26
83°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 85°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 36%
Fri May 27
83°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 61°F
Max: 85°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat May 28
87°F
Few Clouds
Min: 63°F
Max: 90°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 11%

More about Ville Platte

About Ville Platte

The city of Ville Platte, LA in Evangeline County has an approximate population of 7,430. [6]

Ville Platte Solar Power

Ville Platte, LA Solar Energy

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

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