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Electricity in 81131

^ Electricity prices in 81131 in January 2021 averaged 12.14 ¢/kWh, or about 4% less than the average U.S. price. [More]

Natural Gas in 81131

^ Natural gas prices in 81131 in January 2021 averaged 6.74 $/Mcf, or about 31% less than the average U.S. price. [More]

Solar Energy in 81131

^ Average solar radiation in 81131 is about 69% higher than average solar radiation in a low output area of the U.S. [More]

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Utilities in 81131 (Crestone, CO)

Electricity Prices in 81131

Residential Electricity Rates in 81131

Residential electricity prices in 81131 in January 2021 averaged approximately 12.14 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh), which was about 4% less than the national average rate of 12.69 ¢/kWh (January 2021). [1]


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Electricity Comparison: 81131 vs. U.S.

See how electricity costs in 81131 differ from the average electricity costs for the U.S. overall. [1]

On a year-over-year basis - from January 2020 to January 2021 - residential electricity prices in 81131 increased approximately 3%, from 11.74 ¢/kWh to 12.14 ¢/kWh. [1]

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Natural Gas Prices in 81131

Residential Natural Gas Rates in 81131

Residential natural gas prices in 81131 in January 2021 averaged 6.74 dollars per thousand cubic feet ($/Mcf), which was approximately 31% less than the national average rate of 9.74 $/Mcf (January 2021). [2]


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Natural Gas Comparison: 81131 vs. U.S.

See the chart below to see a comparison of Crestone natural gas prices against U.S. average prices. Compare 81131 (Crestone, CO) natural gas costs to overall U.S. average costs. [2]

On a year-over-year basis, residential natural gas prices in Crestone (Colorado) increased approximately 14%, from 5.92 $/Mcf (January 2020) to 6.74 $/Mcf (January 2021). [2]

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Solar Energy in 81131

Solar Radiation Levels in 81131

The ZIP code of 81131 (Crestone, CO) has an average annual solar radiation value of 6.3 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). Compare Crestone values to both low and high values in the U.S. overall: [3]

    • Average monthly solar radition in 81131 is 5% lower than an example high average monthly solar radiation in NV.
    • Average monthly solar radition in 81131 is 69% higher than an example low average monthly solar radiation in WA.

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Solar Power Comparison: 81131 vs. Other Regions

See the chart below for a comparison of Crestone solar radiation levels against other areas in the U.S. Compare Crestone 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 81131Crestone, CO)

About 81131

The ZIP code 81131 is associated with the city of Crestone, CO in Saguache County. [4]

CO Utilities

Colorado Utilities

To learn more about utility rates & usage in 81131, or for other information related to utilities in Colorado, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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