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Boston, MA Utilities: Electricity, Gas & Solar

Electricity in Boston

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

Natural Gas in Boston

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

Solar Power in Boston

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

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Electricity Prices in Boston, MA

Residential Electricity Rates in Boston

Residential electricity prices in Boston, MA 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: Boston vs. U.S.

See how electricity costs in Boston 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 Boston increased approximately 15%, from 19.48 ¢/kWh to 22.34 ¢/kWh. [1]

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Natural Gas Prices in Boston, MA

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Boston

Residential natural gas prices in Boston 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: Boston vs. U.S.

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

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

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Solar Power in Boston, MA

Solar Radiation Levels in Boston

The city of Boston (Massachusetts) 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 Boston is 30% lower than an example high average monthly solar radiation in NV.
    • Average monthly solar radition in Boston is 23% higher than an example low average monthly solar radiation in WA.

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Solar Power Comparison: Boston vs. High vs. Low

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 Boston

About Boston

The city of Boston, MA in Suffolk County has an approximate population of 617,594. [4]

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Boston, MA Utilities

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

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