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Electricity in Reading

^ Electricity prices in Reading, PA in February 2018 averaged 13.95 ¢/kWh, or about 11% more than the average U.S. price. [More]

Natural Gas in Reading

^ Natural gas prices in Reading, PA in February 2018 averaged 10.81 $/Mcf, or about 12% more than the average U.S. price. [More]

Solar Power in Reading

^ Average solar radiation in Reading is about 19% higher than average solar radiation in a low output area of the U.S. [More]

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Electricity Prices in Reading, PA

Residential Electricity Rates in Reading

Residential electricity prices in Reading, PA in February 2018 averaged approximately 13.95 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh), which was about 11% more than the national average rate of 12.62 ¢/kWh (February 2018). [1]


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Electricity Comparison: Reading vs. U.S.

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

On a year-over-year basis - from February 2017 to February 2018 - residential electricity prices in Reading decreased approximately 2%, from 14.29 ¢/kWh to 13.95 ¢/kWh. [1]

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Natural Gas Prices in Reading, PA

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Reading

Residential natural gas prices in Reading in February 2018 averaged 10.81 dollars per thousand cubic feet ($/Mcf), which was approximately 12% more than the national average rate of 9.65 $/Mcf (February 2018). [2]


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Natural Gas Comparison: Reading vs. U.S.

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

On a year-over-year basis, residential natural gas prices in Reading (Pennsylvania) increased approximately 4%, from 10.35 $/Mcf (February 2017) to 10.81 $/Mcf (February 2018). [2]

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Solar Power in Reading, PA

Solar Radiation Levels in Reading

The city of Reading (Pennsylvania) has an average annual solar radiation value of 4.43 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). Compare Reading values to both low and high values in the U.S. overall: [3]

    • Average monthly solar radition in Reading is 33% lower than an example high average monthly solar radiation in NV.
    • Average monthly solar radition in Reading is 19% higher than an example low average monthly solar radiation in WA.

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Solar Power Comparison: Reading vs. High vs. Low

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

About Reading

The city of Reading, PA in Berks County has an approximate population of 88,082. [4]

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Reading, PA Utilities

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

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