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Electricity in 01004

^ Electricity prices in 01004 in April 2018 averaged 22.34 ¢/kWh, or about 73% more than the average U.S. price. [More]

Natural Gas in 01004

^ Natural gas prices in 01004 in March 2018 averaged 0.00 $/Mcf, or about 100% less than the average U.S. price. [More]

Solar Energy in 01004

^ Average solar radiation in 01004 is about 16% higher than average solar radiation in a low output area of the U.S. [More]

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Utilities in 01004 (Amherst, MA)

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Electricity Prices in 01004

Residential Electricity Rates in 01004

Residential electricity prices in 01004 in April 2018 averaged approximately 22.34 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh), which was about 73% more than the national average rate of 12.89 ¢/kWh (April 2018). [1]


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Electricity Comparison: 01004 vs. U.S.

See how electricity costs in 01004 differ from the average electricity costs for the U.S. overall. [1]

On a year-over-year basis - from April 2017 to April 2018 - residential electricity prices in 01004 increased approximately 15%, from 19.48 ¢/kWh to 22.34 ¢/kWh. [1]

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Natural Gas Prices in 01004

Residential Natural Gas Rates in 01004

Residential natural gas prices in 01004 in March 2018 averaged 0.00 dollars per thousand cubic feet ($/Mcf), which was approximately 100% less than the national average rate of 10.08 $/Mcf (March 2018). [2]


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Natural Gas Comparison: 01004 vs. U.S.

See the chart below to see a comparison of Amherst natural gas prices against U.S. average prices. Compare 01004 (Amherst, MA) natural gas costs to overall U.S. average costs. [2]

On a year-over-year basis, residential natural gas prices in Amherst (Massachusetts) decreased approximately 100%, from 13.19 $/Mcf (April 2017) to 0.00 $/Mcf (April 2018). [2]

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Solar Energy in 01004

Solar Radiation Levels in 01004

The ZIP code of 01004 (Amherst, MA) has an average annual solar radiation value of 4.31 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). Compare Amherst values to both low and high values in the U.S. overall: [3]

    • Average monthly solar radition in 01004 is 35% lower than an example high average monthly solar radiation in NV.
    • Average monthly solar radition in 01004 is 16% higher than an example low average monthly solar radiation in WA.

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Solar Power Comparison: 01004 vs. Other Regions

See the chart below for a comparison of Amherst solar radiation levels against other areas in the U.S. Compare Amherst 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 01004Amherst, MA)

About 01004

The ZIP code 01004 is associated with the city of Amherst, MA in Hampshire County. [4]

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Massachusetts Utilities

To learn more about utility rates & usage in 01004, or for other information related to utilities in Massachusetts, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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