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Solar Energy in Westwego, LA

Solar Energy in Westwego

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Solar Panels in Westwego

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Westwego

The total length of the day in Westwego, LA today (April 20, 2021) will be 13 hours and 04 minutes. [More]

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Westwego, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Westwego, LA

Solar Energy Data in Westwego, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Westwego, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Westwego

Based on historical Westwego, 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 Westwego. [1]

Westwego has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.66 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 8% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.32 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Westwego that are always titled at the latitude of Westwego (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.14 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.66 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.32 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 Westwego

Solar Radiation Data in Westwego, LA

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Westwego, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Westwego

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

Solar Power Levels in Westwego

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Westwego

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 20, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:27 am
    • Sunset: 12:31 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:59 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:04
Solar Energy Statistics for Westwego

Best Months for Solar in Westwego

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (6.05 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.26 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.42 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Westwego

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

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

Solar Power Output in Westwego

The Power of Solar in Westwego, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Westwego, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Westwego

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Cost of Utilities in Westwego

Westwego Electricity Costs

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

Tue Apr 20
73°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 75°F
Light breeze: 7 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 40%
Wed Apr 21
60°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 65°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 2%
Thu Apr 22
68°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 68°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 4%
Fri Apr 23
67°F
Light Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 67°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Apr 24
82°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 82°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 82%
Sun Apr 25
77°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 65°F
Max: 79°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Westwego

About Westwego

The city of Westwego, LA in Jefferson County has an approximate population of 8,534. [6]

Westwego Solar Power

Westwego, LA Solar Energy

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

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