Utilities LocalUtilities Local
Electricity, Natural Gas & Solar Power

Utilities in 81253: Electricity, Gas & Solar

Electricity in 81253

^ Electricity prices in 81253 in December 2020 averaged 12.14 ¢/kWh, or about 5% less than the average U.S. price. [More]

Natural Gas in 81253

^ Natural gas prices in 81253 in December 2020 averaged 6.94 $/Mcf, or about 29% less than the average U.S. price. [More]

Solar Energy in 81253

^ Average solar radiation in 81253 is about 60% higher than average solar radiation in a low output area of the U.S. [More]

CO Utilities Prices

Utilities in 81253 (Wetmore, CO)

Electricity Prices in 81253

Residential Electricity Rates in 81253

Residential electricity prices in 81253 in December 2020 averaged approximately 12.14 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh), which was about 5% less than the national average rate of 12.80 ¢/kWh (December 2020). [1]


→ Electricity rates listed as zero are not currently available.

Electricity Comparison: 81253 vs. U.S.

See how electricity costs in 81253 differ from the average electricity costs for the U.S. overall. [1]

On a year-over-year basis - from December 2019 to December 2020 - residential electricity prices in 81253 increased approximately 5%, from 11.52 ¢/kWh to 12.14 ¢/kWh. [1]

→ Electricity rates listed as zero are not currently available.

Solar Quotes
Solar Quotes

Natural Gas Prices in 81253

Residential Natural Gas Rates in 81253

Residential natural gas prices in 81253 in December 2020 averaged 6.94 dollars per thousand cubic feet ($/Mcf), which was approximately 29% less than the national average rate of 9.81 $/Mcf (December 2020). [2]


→ Natural gas prices listed as zero are not currently available.

Natural Gas Comparison: 81253 vs. U.S.

See the chart below to see a comparison of Wetmore natural gas prices against U.S. average prices. Compare 81253 (Wetmore, CO) natural gas costs to overall U.S. average costs. [2]

On a year-over-year basis, residential natural gas prices in Wetmore (Colorado) increased approximately 12%, from 6.21 $/Mcf (December 2019) to 6.94 $/Mcf (December 2020). [2]

→ Natural gas prices listed as zero are not currently available.

Solar Energy in 81253

Solar Radiation Levels in 81253

The ZIP code of 81253 (Wetmore, CO) has an average annual solar radiation value of 5.96 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). Compare Wetmore values to both low and high values in the U.S. overall: [3]

    • Average monthly solar radition in 81253 is 10% lower than an example high average monthly solar radiation in NV.
    • Average monthly solar radition in 81253 is 60% higher than an example low average monthly solar radiation in WA.

→ Solar radiation values listed as zero are not currently available.

Solar Power Comparison: 81253 vs. Other Regions

See the chart below for a comparison of Wetmore solar radiation levels against other areas in the U.S. Compare Wetmore 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.
→ Solar radiation values listed as zero are not currently available.

Solar Quotes
Solar Quotes

Recent News in U.S. Utilities

Household energy costs falling in the U.S.

Household energy costs falling in the U.S.Households in the United States have benefited from falling energy prices in recent years, which has driven down the cost of living.
Read More

Microgrids not always economically efficient, study says

Microgrids not always economically efficient, study saysPenn State researchers recently examined microgrids and discovered that they may not always be a wise economic move for communities.
Read More

OCC: Connecticut electricity customers overpaid by nearly $60 million in …

OCC: Connecticut electricity customers overpaid by nearly $60 million in … Through the analysis of publicly available data filed by electricity suppliers, the CT OCC discovered that electricity customers overpaid by $58 million in 2015.
Read More

More information about 81253Wetmore, CO)

About 81253

The ZIP code 81253 is associated with the city of Wetmore, CO in Custer County. [4]

CO Utilities

Colorado Utilities

To learn more about utility rates & usage in 81253, or for other information related to utilities in Colorado, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Did you know?

A physical process known as the photovoltaic effect is how solar cells convert sunlight into electricity.

More Cities in CO

More ZIP Codes in CO


Go

References