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Electricity in Wilmington

^ Electricity prices in Wilmington, DE in August 2022 averaged 13.36 ¢/kWh, or about 16% less than the average U.S. price. [More]

Natural Gas in Wilmington

^ Natural gas prices in Wilmington, DE in August 2022 averaged 29.66 $/Mcf, or about 16% more than the average U.S. price. [More]

Solar Power in Wilmington

^ Average solar radiation in Wilmington is about 25% higher than average solar radiation in a low output area of the U.S. [More]

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Utilities in Wilmington, DE

Electricity Prices in Wilmington, DE

Residential Electricity Rates in Wilmington

Residential electricity prices in Wilmington, DE in August 2022 averaged approximately 13.36 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh), which was about 16% less than the national average rate of 15.94 ¢/kWh (August 2022). [1]


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Electricity Comparison: Wilmington vs. U.S.

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

On a year-over-year basis - from August 2021 to August 2022 - residential electricity prices in Wilmington increased approximately 10%, from 12.14 ¢/kWh to 13.36 ¢/kWh. [1]

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Natural Gas Prices in Wilmington, DE

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Wilmington

Residential natural gas prices in Wilmington in August 2022 averaged 29.66 dollars per thousand cubic feet ($/Mcf), which was approximately 16% more than the national average rate of 25.64 $/Mcf (August 2022). [2]


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Natural Gas Comparison: Wilmington vs. U.S.

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

On a year-over-year basis, residential natural gas prices in Wilmington (Delaware) increased approximately 11%, from 26.61 $/Mcf (August 2021) to 29.66 $/Mcf (August 2022). [2]

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Solar Power in Wilmington, DE

Solar Radiation Levels in Wilmington

The city of Wilmington (Delaware) has an average annual solar radiation value of 4.93 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). Compare Wilmington values to both low and high values in the U.S. overall: [3]

    • Average monthly solar radition in Wilmington is 25% lower than an example high average monthly solar radiation in NV.
    • Average monthly solar radition in Wilmington is 25% higher than an example low average monthly solar radiation in WA.

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Solar Power Comparison: Wilmington vs. High vs. Low

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

About Wilmington

The city of Wilmington, DE in New Castle County has an approximate population of 70,851. [4]

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Wilmington, DE Utilities

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

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