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Electricity in Iowa

^ Electricity prices in Iowa in April 2017 averaged 12.19 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh), which is approximately 4% less than the average U.S. price. [More]

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Natural Gas in Iowa

^ Natural gas prices in Iowa in April 2017 averaged 8.99 dollars per thousand cubic feet ($/Mcf), which is about 21% less than the average U.S. price. [More]

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Utilities in Iowa

Electricity in Iowa

Residential Electricity Rates in Iowa

Residential electricity prices in Iowa in April 2017 averaged 12.19 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh), which was approximately 4% less than the national average rate of 12.70 ¢/kWh (April 2017). [1]

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Electricity in Iowa

See the chart below to compare Iowa electricity rates against average rates in the U.S. [1]


Last Six Months: Iowa vs. U.S.


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Natural Gas in Iowa

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Iowa

Residential natural gas prices in Iowa in April 2017 averaged 8.99 dollars per thousand cubic feet ($/Mcf), which was approximately 21% less than the national average rate of 11.38 $/Mcf (April 2017). [2]

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Natural Gas in Iowa

See the chart below to compare Iowa natural gas prices against the U.S. average prices. [2]


Last Six Months: Iowa vs. U.S.


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Solar Quotes
Solar Quotes

Solar Power in Iowa

Solar Radiation in Iowa

The capital of Iowa, Des Moines, has an average annual solar radiation value of 4.55 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). Compare it to low and high values for the country as a whole. [3]


→ kWh/m2/day: kilowatt hours per square meter per day.
→ Values listed as zero are not currently available.
→ Iowa values listed here are based on Des Moines data.

Solar Power in Iowa

See the chart below to compare Iowa solar radiation levels against the high and low in the U.S. [3]

→ k/m/d: kilowatt hours per square meter per day.
→ Values listed as zero are not currently available.
→ Iowa values listed here are based on Des Moines data.

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More information about Iowa

About Iowa

Iowa ranks 30th in the United States with an total population of approximately 3,046,355. [4]

IA Utility Rates

Utilities in IA

To learn more about utility rates and consumption in Iowa, or for other information related to utilities in IA, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Did you know?

Electricity travels at the speed of light, which is more than 186,000 miles per second.

Iowa Cities

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