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Solar Energy in Youngsville, LA

Solar Energy in Youngsville

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Solar Panels in Youngsville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Youngsville

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

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Youngsville, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Youngsville, LA

Solar Energy Data in Youngsville, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Youngsville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Youngsville

Based on historical Youngsville, 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 Youngsville. [1]

Youngsville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.67 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.4 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Youngsville that are always titled at the latitude of Youngsville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.14 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.67 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.4 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 Youngsville

Solar Radiation Data in Youngsville, LA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Youngsville.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Youngsville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Youngsville

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

Solar Power Levels in Youngsville

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Youngsville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 20, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:34 am
    • Sunset: 12:38 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:06 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:04
Solar Energy Statistics for Youngsville

Best Months for Solar in Youngsville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (5.9 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.05 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.3 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Youngsville

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

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

Solar Power Output in Youngsville

The Power of Solar in Youngsville, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Youngsville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Youngsville

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Cost of Utilities in Youngsville

Youngsville Electricity Costs

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

Tue Apr 20
73°F
Few Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 74°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 19%
Wed Apr 21
59°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 44°F
Max: 62°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 9%
Thu Apr 22
66°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 43°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Apr 23
63°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 69°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Apr 24
81°F
Light Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 81°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 73%
Sun Apr 25
79°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Youngsville

About Youngsville

The city of Youngsville, LA in Lafayette County has an approximate population of 8,105. [6]

Youngsville Solar Power

Youngsville, LA Solar Energy

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

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