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New Orleans, LA Utilities: Electricity, Gas & Solar

Electricity in New Orleans

^ Electricity prices in New Orleans, LA in December 2020 averaged 9.54 ¢/kWh, or about 25% less than the average U.S. price. [More]

Natural Gas in New Orleans

^ Natural gas prices in New Orleans, LA in December 2020 averaged 10.45 $/Mcf, or about 7% more than the average U.S. price. [More]

Solar Power in New Orleans

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

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Utilities in New Orleans, LA

Electricity Prices in New Orleans, LA

Residential Electricity Rates in New Orleans

Residential electricity prices in New Orleans, LA in December 2020 averaged approximately 9.54 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh), which was about 25% less than the national average rate of 12.80 ¢/kWh (December 2020). [1]


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Electricity Comparison: New Orleans vs. U.S.

See how electricity costs in New Orleans 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 New Orleans increased approximately 4%, from 9.14 ¢/kWh to 9.54 ¢/kWh. [1]

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Natural Gas Prices in New Orleans, LA

Residential Natural Gas Rates in New Orleans

Residential natural gas prices in New Orleans in December 2020 averaged 10.45 dollars per thousand cubic feet ($/Mcf), which was approximately 7% more than the national average rate of 9.81 $/Mcf (December 2020). [2]


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Natural Gas Comparison: New Orleans vs. U.S.

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

On a year-over-year basis, residential natural gas prices in New Orleans (Louisiana) increased approximately 2%, from 10.20 $/Mcf (December 2019) to 10.45 $/Mcf (December 2020). [2]

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Solar Power in New Orleans, LA

Solar Radiation Levels in New Orleans

The city of New Orleans (Louisiana) has an average annual solar radiation value of 5.02 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). Compare New Orleans values to both low and high values in the U.S. overall: [3]

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

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Solar Power Comparison: New Orleans vs. High vs. Low

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

About New Orleans

The city of New Orleans, LA in Orleans County has an approximate population of 343,829. [4]

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New Orleans, LA Utilities

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

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