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Bakersfield Electricity Rates

^ Bakersfield, CA electricity rates recently averaged 18.22¢/kWh -- an estimated 42 percent more than the average national rate. [More]

Bakersfield Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in Bakersfield, CA is an estimated 56 percent higher than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

Bakersfield Natural Gas Rates

^ Bakersfield, CA natural gas rates recently averaged 13.34$/Mcf -- an estimated 21 percent less than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Bakersfield, CA

Energy in Bakersfield, CA

Bakersfield, CA Electricity Rates

September 2016

In the most recent month of electricity data, September 2016, Bakersfield's average rate of 18.22¢/kWh -- a difference of about +42% from the U.S. average of 12.87¢/kWh that month.[1]

Bakersfield Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Bakersfield (CA), electricity rates decreased an estimated 1 percent -- from 18.35¢/kWh (September 2015) to 18.22¢/kWh (September 2016).[1]

September 2015

In September 2015, the average electricity rate in Bakersfield (California) of 18.35¢/kWh -- a difference of about +41% from the United States average of 13.03¢/kWh that month.[1]

Bakersfield Electricity Statistics

Bakersfield Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Bakersfield, CA in September 2016 were 18.22¢/kWh -- an estimated 42 percent more than average rates that same month in the nation as a whole. [1]


→ Any electricity rate value listed as 0 (zero) signifies temporarily missing data.
→ ¢/kWh = cents per kilowatthour

Electricity: Bakersfield versus U.S. Averages

Comparison of Bakersfield electricity rates versus national average rates. [1]

→ Any electricty rate value listed as 0 (zero) signifies temporarily missing data.

Bakersfield, CA Solar Energy

Solar: Bakersfield vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Bakersfield (measured on a monthly basis) is 12 percent lower than an area of the U.S. (Nevada) with historically high levels of solar radiation.[2]

Solar Power Output in Bakersfield

August is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Bakersfield -- averaging an estimated 683 kWhac. December typically has the lowest output (341 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Bakersfield vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in Bakersfield (measured monthly) is 56 percent higher than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

Bakersfield Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Bakersfield, CA

The average monthly solar radiation level in Bakersfield, CA is 5.82 kilowatt hours per square meter per day(kWh/m2/day). See the chart below for monthly comparisons.[2]

→ Any solar value listed as 0 (zero) signifies temporarily missing data.
→ kWh/m2/day = kilowatt hours per square meter per day

Solar Power in Bakersfield, CA

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Bakersfield, CA is 6714 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Bakersfield.[2]

→ Any solar value listed as 0 (zero) signifies temporarily missing data.
→ kWhac = kilowatt hours (AC)

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Bakersfield, CA Natural Gas Rates

September 2016

In the most recent month of natural gas data, September 2016, Bakersfield's average rate of 13.34$/Mcf -- a difference of about -21% from the U.S. average of 16.79$/Mcf that month.[3]

Bakersfield Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Bakersfield (CA), natural gas rates increased about 12 percent -- from 11.92$/Mcf (September 2015) to 13.34$/Mcf (September 2016).[3]

September 2015

In September 2015, the average electricity rate in Bakersfield (California) of 11.92$/Mcf -- a difference of about -27% from the United States average of 16.40$/Mcf that month.[3]

Bakersfield Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Bakersfield

Average natural gas rates in Bakersfield, CA in September 2016 were 13.34$/Mcf -- an estimated 21 percent less than that month's average U.S. rate of 16.79$/Mcf.[3]



→ Any gas rate value listed as 0 (zero) signifies temporarily missing data.
→ $/Mcf = dollars per thousand cubic feet

Natural Gas: Bakersfield versus U.S. Averages

Comparison of Bakersfield natural gas rates versus national average rates.[3]

→ Any gas rate value listed as 0 (zero) signifies temporarily missing data.

Energy Companies in Bakersfield

Electric Companies in Bakersfield

Electric companies providing service in or near Bakersfield, CA.

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Gas Companies in Bakersfield

Gas companies that offer service in or near Bakersfield, CA.


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Solar Contractors in Bakersfield

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More information about Bakersfield

About Bakersfield

Bakersfield (CA) is a city in Kern County with an estimated population of 347,483.[4]

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