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Berkeley Electricity Rates

^ Berkeley, CA electricity rates recently averaged 18.68¢/kWh -- an estimated 46 percent more than the average national rate. [More]

Berkeley Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in Berkeley, CA is an estimated 46 percent higher than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

Berkeley Natural Gas Rates

^ Berkeley, CA natural gas rates recently averaged 12.73$/Mcf -- an estimated 27 percent more than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Berkeley, CA

Energy in Berkeley, CA

Berkeley, CA Electricity Rates

February 2017

In the most recent month of electricity data, February 2017, Berkeley's average rate of 18.68¢/kWh -- a difference of about +46% from the U.S. average of 12.82¢/kWh that month.[1]

Berkeley Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Berkeley (CA), electricity rates increased an estimated 6 percent -- from 17.69¢/kWh (February 2016) to 18.68¢/kWh (February 2017).[1]

February 2016

In February 2016, the average electricity rate in Berkeley (California) of 17.69¢/kWh -- a difference of about +46% from the United States average of 12.14¢/kWh that month.[1]

Berkeley Electricity Statistics

Berkeley Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Berkeley, CA in February 2017 were 18.68¢/kWh -- an estimated 46 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: Berkeley versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Berkeley, CA Solar Energy

Solar: Berkeley vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Berkeley (measured on a monthly basis) is 18 percent lower than an area of the U.S. (Nevada) with historically high levels of solar radiation.[2]

Solar Power Output in Berkeley

July is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Berkeley -- averaging an estimated 704 kWhac. December typically has the lowest output (360 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Berkeley vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in Berkeley (measured monthly) is 46 percent higher than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

Berkeley Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Berkeley, CA

The average monthly solar radiation level in Berkeley, CA is 5.44 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 Berkeley, CA

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Berkeley, CA is 6590 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Berkeley.[2]

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

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes

Berkeley, CA Natural Gas Rates

February 2017

In the most recent month of natural gas data, February 2017, Berkeley's average rate of 12.73$/Mcf -- a difference of about +27% from the U.S. average of 10.05$/Mcf that month.[3]

Berkeley Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Berkeley (CA), natural gas rates increased about 10 percent -- from 11.53$/Mcf (February 2016) to 12.73$/Mcf (February 2017).[3]

February 2016

In February 2016, the average electricity rate in Berkeley (California) of 11.53$/Mcf -- a difference of about +37% from the United States average of 8.39$/Mcf that month.[3]

Berkeley Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Berkeley

Average natural gas rates in Berkeley, CA in February 2017 were 12.73$/Mcf -- an estimated 27 percent more than that month's average U.S. rate of 10.05$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Berkeley versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Berkeley

Electric Companies in Berkeley

Electric companies providing service in or near Berkeley, CA.

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Gas Companies in Berkeley

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


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Solar Contractors in Berkeley

Builders that specialize in solar energy in or near Berkeley, CA.

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More information about Berkeley

About Berkeley

Berkeley (CA) is a city in Alameda County with an estimated population of 112,580.[4]

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Berkeley, CA Energy

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