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Birmingham Electricity Rates

^ Birmingham, AL electricity rates recently averaged 12.97¢/kWh -- an estimated 1 percent more than the average national rate. [More]

Birmingham Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in Birmingham, AL is an estimated 34 percent higher than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

Birmingham Natural Gas Rates

^ Birmingham, AL natural gas rates recently averaged 14.63$/Mcf -- an estimated 46 percent more than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Birmingham, AL

Energy in Birmingham, AL

Birmingham, AL Electricity Rates

February 2017

In the most recent month of electricity data, February 2017, Birmingham's average rate of 12.97¢/kWh -- a difference of about +1% from the U.S. average of 12.82¢/kWh that month.[1]

Birmingham Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Birmingham (AL), electricity rates increased an estimated 13 percent -- from 11.50¢/kWh (February 2016) to 12.97¢/kWh (February 2017).[1]

February 2016

In February 2016, the average electricity rate in Birmingham (Alabama) of 11.50¢/kWh -- a difference of about -5% from the United States average of 12.14¢/kWh that month.[1]

Birmingham Electricity Statistics

Birmingham Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Birmingham, AL in February 2017 were 12.97¢/kWh -- an estimated 1 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: Birmingham versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Birmingham, AL Solar Energy

Solar: Birmingham vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Birmingham (measured on a monthly basis) is 24 percent lower than an area of the U.S. (Nevada) with historically high levels of solar radiation.[2]

Solar Power Output in Birmingham

March is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Birmingham -- averaging an estimated 557 kWhac. December typically has the lowest output (388 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Birmingham vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in Birmingham (measured monthly) is 34 percent higher than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

Birmingham Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Birmingham, AL

The average monthly solar radiation level in Birmingham, AL is 5 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 Birmingham, AL

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Birmingham, AL is 5908 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Birmingham.[2]

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

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes

Birmingham, AL Natural Gas Rates

February 2017

In the most recent month of natural gas data, February 2017, Birmingham's average rate of 14.63$/Mcf -- a difference of about +46% from the U.S. average of 10.05$/Mcf that month.[3]

Birmingham Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Birmingham (AL), natural gas rates increased about 30 percent -- from 11.26$/Mcf (February 2016) to 14.63$/Mcf (February 2017).[3]

February 2016

In February 2016, the average electricity rate in Birmingham (Alabama) of 11.26$/Mcf -- a difference of about +34% from the United States average of 8.39$/Mcf that month.[3]

Birmingham Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Birmingham

Average natural gas rates in Birmingham, AL in February 2017 were 14.63$/Mcf -- an estimated 46 percent more than that month's average U.S. rate of 10.05$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Birmingham versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Birmingham

Electric Companies in Birmingham

Electric companies providing service in or near Birmingham, AL.

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Gas Companies in Birmingham

Gas companies that offer service in or near Birmingham, AL.


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Solar Contractors in Birmingham

Builders that specialize in solar energy in or near Birmingham, AL.

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More information about Birmingham

About Birmingham

Birmingham (AL) is a city in Jefferson County with an estimated population of 212,237.[4]

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Birmingham, AL Energy

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