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Merced, CA Utilities: Electricity, Gas & Solar

Electricity in Merced

^ Electricity prices in Merced, CA in November 2020 averaged 22.26 ¢/kWh, or about 67% more than the average U.S. price. [More]

Natural Gas in Merced

^ Natural gas prices in Merced, CA in November 2020 averaged 14.38 $/Mcf, or about 30% more than the average U.S. price. [More]

Solar Power in Merced

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

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Utilities in Merced, CA

Electricity Prices in Merced, CA

Residential Electricity Rates in Merced

Residential electricity prices in Merced, CA in November 2020 averaged approximately 22.26 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh), which was about 67% more than the national average rate of 13.35 ¢/kWh (November 2020). [1]


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Electricity Comparison: Merced vs. U.S.

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

On a year-over-year basis - from November 2019 to November 2020 - residential electricity prices in Merced increased approximately 11%, from 20.11 ¢/kWh to 22.26 ¢/kWh. [1]

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Natural Gas Prices in Merced, CA

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Merced

Residential natural gas prices in Merced in November 2020 averaged 14.38 dollars per thousand cubic feet ($/Mcf), which was approximately 30% more than the national average rate of 11.07 $/Mcf (November 2020). [2]


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Natural Gas Comparison: Merced vs. U.S.

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

On a year-over-year basis, residential natural gas prices in Merced (California) increased approximately 21%, from 11.87 $/Mcf (November 2019) to 14.38 $/Mcf (November 2020). [2]

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Solar Power in Merced, CA

Solar Radiation Levels in Merced

The city of Merced (California) has an average annual solar radiation value of 5.79 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). Compare Merced values to both low and high values in the U.S. overall: [3]

    • Average monthly solar radition in Merced is 12% lower than an example high average monthly solar radiation in NV.
    • Average monthly solar radition in Merced is 55% higher than an example low average monthly solar radiation in WA.

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Solar Power Comparison: Merced vs. High vs. Low

See the chart below for a comparison of Merced solar radiation levels against other areas in the U.S. Compare Merced 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 Merced

About Merced

The city of Merced, CA in Merced County has an approximate population of 78,958. [4]

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Merced, CA Utilities

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

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