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Electricity in 70606

^ Electricity prices in 70606 in February 2018 averaged 8.94 ¢/kWh, or about 29% less than the average U.S. price. [More]

Natural Gas in 70606

^ Natural gas prices in 70606 in February 2018 averaged 9.92 $/Mcf, or about 3% more than the average U.S. price. [More]

Solar Energy in 70606

^ Average solar radiation in 70606 is about 35% higher than average solar radiation in a low output area of the U.S. [More]

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Utilities in 70606 (Lake Charles, LA)

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Electricity Prices in 70606

Residential Electricity Rates in 70606

Residential electricity prices in 70606 in February 2018 averaged approximately 8.94 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh), which was about 29% less than the national average rate of 12.62 ¢/kWh (February 2018). [1]


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Electricity Comparison: 70606 vs. U.S.

See how electricity costs in 70606 differ from the average electricity costs for the U.S. overall. [1]

On a year-over-year basis - from February 2017 to February 2018 - residential electricity prices in 70606 decreased approximately 6%, from 9.52 ¢/kWh to 8.94 ¢/kWh. [1]

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Natural Gas Prices in 70606

Residential Natural Gas Rates in 70606

Residential natural gas prices in 70606 in February 2018 averaged 9.92 dollars per thousand cubic feet ($/Mcf), which was approximately 3% more than the national average rate of 9.65 $/Mcf (February 2018). [2]


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Natural Gas Comparison: 70606 vs. U.S.

See the chart below to see a comparison of Lake Charles natural gas prices against U.S. average prices. Compare 70606 (Lake Charles, LA) natural gas costs to overall U.S. average costs. [2]

On a year-over-year basis, residential natural gas prices in Lake Charles (Louisiana) decreased approximately 20%, from 12.38 $/Mcf (February 2017) to 9.92 $/Mcf (February 2018). [2]

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Solar Energy in 70606

Solar Radiation Levels in 70606

The ZIP code of 70606 (Lake Charles, LA) has an average annual solar radiation value of 5.03 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). Compare Lake Charles values to both low and high values in the U.S. overall: [3]

    • Average monthly solar radition in 70606 is 24% lower than an example high average monthly solar radiation in NV.
    • Average monthly solar radition in 70606 is 35% higher than an example low average monthly solar radiation in WA.

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Solar Power Comparison: 70606 vs. Other Regions

See the chart below for a comparison of Lake Charles solar radiation levels against other areas in the U.S. Compare Lake Charles levels against both 1) low average solar radition levels (WA) and also 2) high average solar radiation levels (NV). [3]

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More information about 70606Lake Charles, LA)

About 70606

The ZIP code 70606 is associated with the city of Lake Charles, LA in Calcasieu County. [4]

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To learn more about utility rates & usage in 70606, or for other information related to utilities in Louisiana, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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Five states accounted for about 40% percent of total U.S. natural gas usage in 2013: Texas, California, Louisiana, Florida, & New York.

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