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Electricity in 70503

^ Electricity prices in 70503 in December 2017 averaged 8.95 ¢/kWh, or about 28% less than the average U.S. price. [More]

Natural Gas in 70503

^ Natural gas prices in 70503 in December 2017 averaged 10.83 $/Mcf, or about 16% more than the average U.S. price. [More]

Solar Energy in 70503

^ Average solar radiation in 70503 is about 32% higher than average solar radiation in a low output area of the U.S. [More]

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Utilities in 70503 (Lafayette, LA)

Electricity Prices in 70503

Residential Electricity Rates in 70503

Residential electricity prices in 70503 in December 2017 averaged approximately 8.95 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh), which was about 28% less than the national average rate of 12.50 ¢/kWh (December 2017). [1]


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Electricity Comparison: 70503 vs. U.S.

See how electricity costs in 70503 differ from the average electricity costs for the U.S. overall. [1]

On a year-over-year basis - from December 2016 to December 2017 - residential electricity prices in 70503 decreased approximately 4%, from 9.37 ¢/kWh to 8.95 ¢/kWh. [1]

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Natural Gas Prices in 70503

Residential Natural Gas Rates in 70503

Residential natural gas prices in 70503 in December 2017 averaged 10.83 dollars per thousand cubic feet ($/Mcf), which was approximately 16% more than the national average rate of 9.33 $/Mcf (December 2017). [2]


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Natural Gas Comparison: 70503 vs. U.S.

See the chart below to see a comparison of Lafayette natural gas prices against U.S. average prices. Compare 70503 (Lafayette, LA) natural gas costs to overall U.S. average costs. [2]

On a year-over-year basis, residential natural gas prices in Lafayette (Louisiana) decreased approximately 2%, from 11.00 $/Mcf (December 2016) to 10.83 $/Mcf (December 2017). [2]

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Solar Energy in 70503

Solar Radiation Levels in 70503

The ZIP code of 70503 (Lafayette, LA) has an average annual solar radiation value of 4.94 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). Compare Lafayette values to both low and high values in the U.S. overall: [3]

    • Average monthly solar radition in 70503 is 25% lower than an example high average monthly solar radiation in NV.
    • Average monthly solar radition in 70503 is 32% higher than an example low average monthly solar radiation in WA.

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Solar Power Comparison: 70503 vs. Other Regions

See the chart below for a comparison of Lafayette solar radiation levels against other areas in the U.S. Compare Lafayette 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 70503Lafayette, LA)

About 70503

The ZIP code 70503 is associated with the city of Lafayette, LA in Lafayette County. [4]

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Louisiana Utilities

To learn more about utility rates & usage in 70503, or for other information related to utilities in Louisiana, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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