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Electricity in 78749

^ Electricity prices in 78749 in February 2021 averaged 12.74 ¢/kWh, or about 4% less than the average U.S. price. [More]

Natural Gas in 78749

^ Natural gas prices in 78749 in February 2021 averaged 9.04 $/Mcf, or about 4% less than the average U.S. price. [More]

Solar Energy in 78749

^ Average solar radiation in 78749 is about 43% higher than average solar radiation in a low output area of the U.S. [More]

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Utilities in 78749 (Austin, TX)

Electricity Prices in 78749

Residential Electricity Rates in 78749

Residential electricity prices in 78749 in February 2021 averaged approximately 12.74 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh), which was about 4% less than the national average rate of 13.34 ¢/kWh (February 2021). [1]


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Electricity Comparison: 78749 vs. U.S.

See how electricity costs in 78749 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 78749 increased approximately 7%, from 11.96 ¢/kWh to 12.74 ¢/kWh. [1]

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Natural Gas Prices in 78749

Residential Natural Gas Rates in 78749

Residential natural gas prices in 78749 in February 2021 averaged 9.04 dollars per thousand cubic feet ($/Mcf), which was approximately 4% less than the national average rate of 9.37 $/Mcf (February 2021). [2]


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Natural Gas Comparison: 78749 vs. U.S.

See the chart below to see a comparison of Austin natural gas prices against U.S. average prices. Compare 78749 (Austin, TX) natural gas costs to overall U.S. average costs. [2]

On a year-over-year basis, residential natural gas prices in Austin (Texas) increased approximately 11%, from 8.13 $/Mcf (February 2020) to 9.04 $/Mcf (February 2021). [2]

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Solar Energy in 78749

Solar Radiation Levels in 78749

The ZIP code of 78749 (Austin, TX) has an average annual solar radiation value of 5.35 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). Compare Austin values to both low and high values in the U.S. overall: [3]

    • Average monthly solar radition in 78749 is 19% lower than an example high average monthly solar radiation in NV.
    • Average monthly solar radition in 78749 is 43% higher than an example low average monthly solar radiation in WA.

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Solar Power Comparison: 78749 vs. Other Regions

See the chart below for a comparison of Austin solar radiation levels against other areas in the U.S. Compare Austin 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 78749Austin, TX)

About 78749

The ZIP code 78749 is associated with the city of Austin, TX in Travis County. [4]

TX Utilities

Texas Utilities

To learn more about utility rates & usage in 78749, or for other information related to utilities in Texas, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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