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Utilities in 98030: Electricity, Gas & Solar

Electricity in 98030

^ Electricity prices in 98030 in August 2017 averaged 9.86 ¢/kWh, or about 25% less than the average U.S. price. [More]

Natural Gas in 98030

^ Natural gas prices in 98030 in August 2017 averaged 16.04 $/Mcf, or about 11% less than the average U.S. price. [More]

Solar Energy in 98030

^ Average solar radiation in 98030 is about 1% higher than average solar radiation in a low output area of the U.S. [More]

WA Utilities Prices

Utilities in 98030 (Kent, WA)

Electricity Prices in 98030

Residential Electricity Rates in 98030

Residential electricity prices in 98030 in August 2017 averaged approximately 9.86 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh), which was about 25% less than the national average rate of 13.19 ¢/kWh (August 2017). [1]


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Electricity Comparison: 98030 vs. U.S.

See how electricity costs in 98030 differ from the average electricity costs for the U.S. overall. [1]

On a year-over-year basis - from August 2016 to August 2017 - residential electricity prices in 98030 increased approximately 1%, from 9.73 ¢/kWh to 9.86 ¢/kWh. [1]

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Natural Gas Prices in 98030

Residential Natural Gas Rates in 98030

Residential natural gas prices in 98030 in August 2017 averaged 16.04 dollars per thousand cubic feet ($/Mcf), which was approximately 11% less than the national average rate of 18.09 $/Mcf (August 2017). [2]


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Natural Gas Comparison: 98030 vs. U.S.

See the chart below to see a comparison of Kent natural gas prices against U.S. average prices. Compare 98030 (Kent, WA) natural gas costs to overall U.S. average costs. [2]

On a year-over-year basis, residential natural gas prices in Kent (Washington) decreased approximately 1%, from 16.14 $/Mcf (August 2016) to 16.04 $/Mcf (August 2017). [2]

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Solar Energy in 98030

Solar Radiation Levels in 98030

The ZIP code of 98030 (Kent, WA) has an average annual solar radiation value of 3.75 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). Compare Kent values to both low and high values in the U.S. overall: [3]

    • Average monthly solar radition in 98030 is 43% lower than an example high average monthly solar radiation in NV.
    • Average monthly solar radition in 98030 is 1% higher than an example low average monthly solar radiation in WA.

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Solar Power Comparison: 98030 vs. Other Regions

See the chart below for a comparison of Kent solar radiation levels against other areas in the U.S. Compare Kent 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 98030Kent, WA)

About 98030

The ZIP code 98030 is associated with the city of Kent, WA in King County. [4]

WA Utilities

Washington Utilities

To learn more about utility rates & usage in 98030, or for other information related to utilities in Washington, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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Five states accounted for about 40% percent of total U.S. natural gas usage in 2013: Texas, California, Louisiana, Florida, & New York.

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