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Solar Energy in West Monroe, LA

Solar Energy in West Monroe

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Solar Panels in West Monroe

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

Sunrise & Sunset in West Monroe

The total length of the day in West Monroe, LA today (July 31, 2021) will be 13 hours and 47 minutes. [More]

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West Monroe, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in West Monroe, LA

Solar Energy Data in West Monroe, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for West Monroe, LA

Solar Radiation Data in West Monroe

Based on historical West Monroe, 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 West Monroe. [1]

West Monroe has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.56 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.41 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in West Monroe that are always titled at the latitude of West Monroe (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.07 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.56 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% 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 West Monroe

Solar Radiation Data in West Monroe, LA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in West Monroe.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for West Monroe, LA

Solar Radiation Data in West Monroe

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Solar Power Comparison: West Monroe vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in West Monroe

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average West Monroe 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 West Monroe

Sunrise / Sunset in West Monroe

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 31, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:21 am
    • Sunset: 1:08 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:14 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:47
Solar Energy Statistics for West Monroe

Best Months for Solar in West Monroe

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (5.98 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (5.15 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.4 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in West Monroe

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

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

Solar Power Output in West Monroe

The Power of Solar in West Monroe, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for West Monroe, LA

Solar Radiation Data in West Monroe

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Cost of Utilities in West Monroe

West Monroe Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in West Monroe 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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West Monroe 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 West Monroe, LA [5]

Sat Jul 31
100°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 76°F
Max: 100°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Aug 1
87°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 88°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 64%
Mon Aug 2
83°F
Light Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 95%
Tue Aug 3
86°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 67°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 2%
Wed Aug 4
88°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 69°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 8%
Thu Aug 5
89°F
Few Clouds
Min: 67°F
Max: 90°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 20%

More about West Monroe

About West Monroe

The city of West Monroe, LA in Ouachita County has an approximate population of 13,065. [6]

West Monroe Solar Power

West Monroe, LA Solar Energy

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

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