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Richmond, VA Utilities: Electricity, Gas & Solar

Electricity in Richmond

^ Electricity prices in Richmond, VA in May 2017 averaged 11.88 ¢/kWh, or about 9% less than the average U.S. price. [More]

Natural Gas in Richmond

^ Natural gas prices in Richmond, VA in April 2017 averaged 14.04 $/Mcf, or about 7% more than the average U.S. price. [More]

Solar Power in Richmond

^ Average solar radiation in Richmond is about 29% higher than average solar radiation in a low output area of the U.S. [More]

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Utilities in Richmond, VA

Electricity Prices in Richmond, VA

Residential Electricity Rates in Richmond

Residential electricity prices in Richmond, VA in May 2017 averaged approximately 11.88 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh), which was about 9% less than the national average rate of 13.02 ¢/kWh (May 2017). [1]


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Electricity Comparison: Richmond vs. U.S.

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

On a year-over-year basis - from May 2016 to May 2017 - residential electricity prices in Richmond decreased approximately 1%, from 12.03 ¢/kWh to 11.88 ¢/kWh. [1]

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Natural Gas Prices in Richmond, VA

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Richmond

Residential natural gas prices in Richmond in April 2017 averaged 14.04 dollars per thousand cubic feet ($/Mcf), which was approximately 7% more than the national average rate of 13.18 $/Mcf (April 2017). [2]


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Natural Gas Comparison: Richmond vs. U.S.

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

On a year-over-year basis, residential natural gas prices in Richmond (Virginia) decreased approximately 100%, from 12.71 $/Mcf (May 2016) to 0.00 $/Mcf (May 2017). [2]

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Solar Quotes
Solar Quotes

Solar Power in Richmond, VA

Solar Radiation Levels in Richmond

The city of Richmond (Virginia) has an average annual solar radiation value of 4.83 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). Compare Richmond values to both low and high values in the U.S. overall: [3]

    • Average monthly solar radition in Richmond is 27% lower than an example high average monthly solar radiation in NV.
    • Average monthly solar radition in Richmond is 29% higher than an example low average monthly solar radiation in WA.

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Solar Power Comparison: Richmond vs. High vs. Low

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

About Richmond

The city of Richmond, VA in Richmond County has an approximate population of 204,214. [4]

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Richmond, VA Utilities

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

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