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Electricity in 02118

^ Electricity prices in 02118 in January 2021 averaged 22.32 ¢/kWh, or about 76% more than the average U.S. price. [More]

Natural Gas in 02118

^ Natural gas prices in 02118 in January 2021 averaged 15.97 $/Mcf, or about 64% more than the average U.S. price. [More]

Solar Energy in 02118

^ Average solar radiation in 02118 is about 23% higher than average solar radiation in a low output area of the U.S. [More]

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Utilities in 02118 (Boston, MA)

Electricity Prices in 02118

Residential Electricity Rates in 02118

Residential electricity prices in 02118 in January 2021 averaged approximately 22.32 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh), which was about 76% more than the national average rate of 12.69 ¢/kWh (January 2021). [1]


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Electricity Comparison: 02118 vs. U.S.

See how electricity costs in 02118 differ from the average electricity costs for the U.S. overall. [1]

On a year-over-year basis - from January 2020 to January 2021 - residential electricity prices in 02118 decreased approximately 3%, from 22.90 ¢/kWh to 22.32 ¢/kWh. [1]

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Natural Gas Prices in 02118

Residential Natural Gas Rates in 02118

Residential natural gas prices in 02118 in January 2021 averaged 15.97 dollars per thousand cubic feet ($/Mcf), which was approximately 64% more than the national average rate of 9.74 $/Mcf (January 2021). [2]


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Natural Gas Comparison: 02118 vs. U.S.

See the chart below to see a comparison of Boston natural gas prices against U.S. average prices. Compare 02118 (Boston, MA) natural gas costs to overall U.S. average costs. [2]

On a year-over-year basis, residential natural gas prices in Boston (Massachusetts) increased approximately 13%, from 14.19 $/Mcf (January 2020) to 15.97 $/Mcf (January 2021). [2]

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Solar Energy in 02118

Solar Radiation Levels in 02118

The ZIP code of 02118 (Boston, MA) has an average annual solar radiation value of 4.59 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). Compare Boston values to both low and high values in the U.S. overall: [3]

    • Average monthly solar radition in 02118 is 30% lower than an example high average monthly solar radiation in NV.
    • Average monthly solar radition in 02118 is 23% higher than an example low average monthly solar radiation in WA.

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Solar Power Comparison: 02118 vs. Other Regions

See the chart below for a comparison of Boston solar radiation levels against other areas in the U.S. Compare Boston 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 02118Boston, MA)

About 02118

The ZIP code 02118 is associated with the city of Boston, MA in Suffolk County. [4]

MA Utilities

Massachusetts Utilities

To learn more about utility rates & usage in 02118, or for other information related to utilities in Massachusetts, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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