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Electricity in San Marcos

^ Electricity prices in San Marcos, CA in December 2018 averaged 19.44 ¢/kWh, or about 56% more than the average U.S. price. [More]

Natural Gas in San Marcos

^ Natural gas prices in San Marcos, CA in December 2018 averaged 13.08 $/Mcf, or about 36% more than the average U.S. price. [More]

Solar Power in San Marcos

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

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Utilities in San Marcos, CA

Electricity Prices in San Marcos, CA

Residential Electricity Rates in San Marcos

Residential electricity prices in San Marcos, CA in December 2018 averaged approximately 19.44 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh), which was about 56% more than the national average rate of 12.47 ¢/kWh (December 2018). [1]


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Electricity Comparison: San Marcos vs. U.S.

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

On a year-over-year basis - from December 2017 to December 2018 - residential electricity prices in San Marcos increased approximately 4%, from 18.62 ¢/kWh to 19.44 ¢/kWh. [1]

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Natural Gas Prices in San Marcos, CA

Residential Natural Gas Rates in San Marcos

Residential natural gas prices in San Marcos in December 2018 averaged 13.08 dollars per thousand cubic feet ($/Mcf), which was approximately 36% more than the national average rate of 9.63 $/Mcf (December 2018). [2]


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Natural Gas Comparison: San Marcos vs. U.S.

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

On a year-over-year basis, residential natural gas prices in San Marcos (California) increased approximately 11%, from 11.76 $/Mcf (December 2017) to 13.08 $/Mcf (December 2018). [2]

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Solar Power in San Marcos, CA

Solar Radiation Levels in San Marcos

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

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

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Solar Power Comparison: San Marcos vs. High vs. Low

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

About San Marcos

The city of San Marcos, CA in San Diego County has an approximate population of 83,781. [4]

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San Marcos, CA Utilities

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

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