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Electricity in Plains

^ Electricity prices in Plains, MT in February 2021 averaged 10.68 ¢/kWh, or about 20% less than the average U.S. price. [More]

Natural Gas in Plains

^ Natural gas prices in Plains, MT in February 2021 averaged 7.20 $/Mcf, or about 23% less than the average U.S. price. [More]

Solar Power in Plains

^ Average solar radiation in Plains is about 14% higher than average solar radiation in a low output area of the U.S. [More]

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Utilities in Plains, MT

Electricity Prices in Plains, MT

Residential Electricity Rates in Plains

Residential electricity prices in Plains, MT in February 2021 averaged approximately 10.68 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh), which was about 20% less than the national average rate of 13.34 ¢/kWh (February 2021). [1]


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Electricity Comparison: Plains vs. U.S.

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

On a year-over-year basis - from February 2020 to February 2021 - residential electricity prices in Plains decreased approximately 5%, from 11.30 ¢/kWh to 10.68 ¢/kWh. [1]

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Natural Gas Prices in Plains, MT

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Plains

Residential natural gas prices in Plains in February 2021 averaged 7.20 dollars per thousand cubic feet ($/Mcf), which was approximately 23% less than the national average rate of 9.37 $/Mcf (February 2021). [2]


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Natural Gas Comparison: Plains vs. U.S.

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

On a year-over-year basis, residential natural gas prices in Plains (Montana) increased approximately 10%, from 6.54 $/Mcf (February 2020) to 7.20 $/Mcf (February 2021). [2]

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Solar Power in Plains, MT

Solar Radiation Levels in Plains

The town of Plains (Montana) has an average annual solar radiation value of 4.27 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). Compare Plains values to both low and high values in the U.S. overall: [3]

    • Average monthly solar radition in Plains is 35% lower than an example high average monthly solar radiation in NV.
    • Average monthly solar radition in Plains is 14% higher than an example low average monthly solar radiation in WA.

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Solar Power Comparison: Plains vs. High vs. Low

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

About Plains

The town of Plains, MT in Sanders County has an approximate population of 1,048. [4]

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Plains, MT Utilities

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

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