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Solar Energy in Zachary, LA

Solar Energy in Zachary

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Solar Panels in Zachary

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Zachary

The total length of the day in Zachary, LA today (April 20, 2021) will be 13 hours and 05 minutes. [More]

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Zachary, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Zachary, LA

Solar Energy Data in Zachary, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Zachary, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Zachary

Based on historical Zachary, 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 Zachary. [1]

Zachary has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.65 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.38 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Zachary that are always titled at the latitude of Zachary (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.13 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.65 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.38 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 Zachary

Solar Radiation Data in Zachary, LA

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Zachary, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Zachary

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

Solar Power Levels in Zachary

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Zachary

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 20, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:30 am
    • Sunset: 12:36 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:03 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:05
Solar Energy Statistics for Zachary

Best Months for Solar in Zachary

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: May (5.95 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.11 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.35 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Zachary

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

However, Zachary is in East Baton Rouge County and East Baton Rouge County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Zachary

The Power of Solar in Zachary, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Zachary, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Zachary

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Cost of Utilities in Zachary

Zachary Electricity Costs

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

Tue Apr 20
71°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 72°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 48%
Wed Apr 21
60°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 42°F
Max: 62°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 5%
Thu Apr 22
64°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 42°F
Max: 67°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 6%
Fri Apr 23
63°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 63°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 86%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Apr 24
69°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 76°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 91%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Apr 25
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 80°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 68%

More about Zachary

About Zachary

The city of Zachary, LA in East Baton Rouge County has an approximate population of 14,960. [6]

Zachary Solar Power

Zachary, LA Solar Energy

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

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