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El Centro, CA Utilities: Electricity, Gas & Solar

Electricity in El Centro

^ Electricity prices in El Centro, CA in May 2017 averaged 18.29 ¢/kWh, or about 40% more than the average U.S. price. [More]

Natural Gas in El Centro

^ Natural gas prices in El Centro, CA in May 2017 averaged 13.04 $/Mcf, or about 1% less than the average U.S. price. [More]

Solar Power in El Centro

^ Average solar radiation in El Centro is about 55% higher than average solar radiation in a low output area of the U.S. [More]

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Utilities in El Centro, CA

Electricity Prices in El Centro, CA

Residential Electricity Rates in El Centro

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


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Electricity Comparison: El Centro vs. U.S.

See how electricity costs in El Centro differ from the average electricity costs for the U.S. overall. [1]

On a year-over-year basis - from May 2016 to May 2017 - residential electricity prices in El Centro increased approximately 3%, from 17.74 ¢/kWh to 18.29 ¢/kWh. [1]

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Natural Gas Prices in El Centro, CA

Residential Natural Gas Rates in El Centro

Residential natural gas prices in El Centro 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 Comparison: El Centro vs. U.S.

See the chart below to see a comparison of El Centro natural gas prices against U.S. average prices. Compare El Centro natural gas costs to overall U.S. average costs. [2]

On a year-over-year basis, residential natural gas prices in El Centro (California) increased approximately 13%, from 11.52 $/Mcf (May 2016) to 13.04 $/Mcf (May 2017). [2]

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Solar Quotes
Solar Quotes

Solar Power in El Centro, CA

Solar Radiation Levels in El Centro

The city of El Centro (California) has an average annual solar radiation value of 5.77 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). Compare El Centro values to both low and high values in the U.S. overall: [3]

    • Average monthly solar radition in El Centro is 13% lower than an example high average monthly solar radiation in NV.
    • Average monthly solar radition in El Centro is 55% higher than an example low average monthly solar radiation in WA.

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Solar Power Comparison: El Centro vs. High vs. Low

See the chart below for a comparison of El Centro solar radiation levels against other areas in the U.S. Compare El Centro levels against both 1) low average solar radition levels (WA) and also 2) high average solar radiation levels (NV). [3]

→ k/m/d: kilowatt hours per square meter per day.
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More information about El Centro

About El Centro

The city of El Centro, CA in Imperial County has an approximate population of 42,598. [4]

CA Utilities

El Centro, CA Utilities

To learn more about utility rates & usage in El Centro, CA, or for other information related to utilities in El Centro, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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About 19 percent of total U.S. residential electricity usage in 2011 was for space cooling.

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