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Electricity in California

^ Electricity prices in California in May 2017 averaged 18.29 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh), which is approximately 40% more than the average U.S. price. [More]

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Natural Gas in California

^ Natural gas prices in California in May 2017 averaged 13.04 dollars per thousand cubic feet ($/Mcf), which is about 1% less than the average U.S. price. [More]

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Utilities in California

Electricity in California

Residential Electricity Rates in California

Residential electricity prices in California in May 2017 averaged 18.29 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh), which was approximately 40% more than the national average rate of 13.02 ¢/kWh (May 2017). [1]

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Electricity in California

See the chart below to compare California electricity rates against average rates in the U.S. [1]


Last Six Months: California vs. U.S.


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Natural Gas in California

Residential Natural Gas Rates in California

Residential natural gas prices in California in May 2017 averaged 13.04 dollars per thousand cubic feet ($/Mcf), which was approximately 1% less than the national average rate of 13.18 $/Mcf (May 2017). [2]

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Natural Gas in California

See the chart below to compare California natural gas prices against the U.S. average prices. [2]


Last Six Months: California vs. U.S.


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Solar Quotes
Solar Quotes

Solar Power in California

Solar Radiation in California

The capital of California, Sacramento, has an average annual solar radiation value of 5.62 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). Compare it to low and high values for the country as a whole. [3]


→ kWh/m2/day: kilowatt hours per square meter per day.
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→ California values listed here are based on Sacramento data.

Solar Power in California

See the chart below to compare California solar radiation levels against the high and low in the U.S. [3]

→ k/m/d: kilowatt hours per square meter per day.
→ Values listed as zero are not currently available.
→ California values listed here are based on Sacramento data.

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More information about California

About California

California ranks 1st in the United States with an total population of approximately 37,253,956. [4]

CA Utility Rates

Utilities in CA

To learn more about utility rates and consumption in California, or for other information related to utilities in CA, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Did you know?

Five states accounted for 67% of (dry) natural gas production in the U.S. in 2013: Texas, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, Oklahoma & Wyoming.

California Cities

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