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Electricity in Washington

^ Electricity prices in Washington in May 2017 averaged 9.68 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh), which is approximately 26% less than the average U.S. price. [More]

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Natural Gas in Washington

^ Natural gas prices in Washington in May 2017 averaged 12.05 dollars per thousand cubic feet ($/Mcf), which is about 9% less than the average U.S. price. [More]

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Utilities in Washington

Electricity in Washington

Residential Electricity Rates in Washington

Residential electricity prices in Washington in May 2017 averaged 9.68 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh), which was approximately 26% less than the national average rate of 13.02 ¢/kWh (May 2017). [1]

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Electricity in Washington

See the chart below to compare Washington electricity rates against average rates in the U.S. [1]


Last Six Months: Washington vs. U.S.


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Natural Gas in Washington

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Washington

Residential natural gas prices in Washington in May 2017 averaged 12.05 dollars per thousand cubic feet ($/Mcf), which was approximately 9% less than the national average rate of 13.18 $/Mcf (May 2017). [2]

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Natural Gas in Washington

See the chart below to compare Washington natural gas prices against the U.S. average prices. [2]


Last Six Months: Washington vs. U.S.


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Solar Quotes
Solar Quotes

Solar Power in Washington

Solar Radiation in Washington

The capital of Washington, Olympia, has an average annual solar radiation value of 3.75 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). Compare it to low and high values for the country as a whole. [3]


→ kWh/m2/day: kilowatt hours per square meter per day.
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→ Washington values listed here are based on Olympia data.

Solar Power in Washington

See the chart below to compare Washington solar radiation levels against the high and low in the U.S. [3]

→ k/m/d: kilowatt hours per square meter per day.
→ Values listed as zero are not currently available.
→ Washington values listed here are based on Olympia data.

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More information about Washington

About Washington

Washington ranks 13th in the United States with an total population of approximately 6,724,540. [4]

WA Utility Rates

Utilities in WA

To learn more about utility rates and consumption in Washington, or for other information related to utilities in WA, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Did you know?

The majority of the natural gas consumed in the United States today is produced within the United States.

Washington Cities

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