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Electricity in Salem

^ Electricity prices in Salem, MA in August 2018 averaged 20.86 ¢/kWh, or about 57% more than the average U.S. price. [More]

Natural Gas in Salem

^ Natural gas prices in Salem, MA in August 2018 averaged 16.56 $/Mcf, or about 11% less than the average U.S. price. [More]

Solar Power in Salem

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

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Utilities in Salem, MA

Electricity Prices in Salem, MA

Residential Electricity Rates in Salem

Residential electricity prices in Salem, MA in August 2018 averaged approximately 20.86 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh), which was about 57% more than the national average rate of 13.30 ¢/kWh (August 2018). [1]


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Electricity Comparison: Salem vs. U.S.

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

On a year-over-year basis - from August 2017 to August 2018 - residential electricity prices in Salem increased approximately 6%, from 19.66 ¢/kWh to 20.86 ¢/kWh. [1]

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Natural Gas Prices in Salem, MA

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Salem

Residential natural gas prices in Salem in August 2018 averaged 16.56 dollars per thousand cubic feet ($/Mcf), which was approximately 11% less than the national average rate of 18.63 $/Mcf (August 2018). [2]


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Natural Gas Comparison: Salem vs. U.S.

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

On a year-over-year basis, residential natural gas prices in Salem (Massachusetts) increased approximately 4%, from 15.95 $/Mcf (August 2017) to 16.56 $/Mcf (August 2018). [2]

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Solar Power in Salem, MA

Solar Radiation Levels in Salem

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

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

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Solar Power Comparison: Salem vs. High vs. Low

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

About Salem

The city of Salem, MA in Essex County has an approximate population of 41,340. [4]

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Salem, MA Utilities

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

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