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Los Angeles Electricity Rates

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

Los Angeles Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in Los Angeles, CA is an estimated 51 percent higher than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

Los Angeles Natural Gas Rates

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

Energy in Los Angeles, CA

Energy in Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles, CA Electricity Rates

February 2017

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

Los Angeles Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Los Angeles (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 Los Angeles (California) of 17.69¢/kWh -- a difference of about +46% from the United States average of 12.14¢/kWh that month.[1]

Los Angeles Electricity Statistics

Los Angeles Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Los Angeles, 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: Los Angeles versus U.S. Averages

Comparison of Los Angeles electricity rates versus national average rates. [1]

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

Los Angeles, CA Solar Energy

Solar: Los Angeles vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Los Angeles (measured on a monthly basis) is 15 percent lower than an area of the U.S. (Nevada) with historically high levels of solar radiation.[2]

Solar Power Output in Los Angeles

August is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Los Angeles -- averaging an estimated 653 kWhac. January typically has the lowest output (475 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Los Angeles vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in Los Angeles (measured monthly) is 51 percent higher than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

Los Angeles Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Los Angeles, CA

The average monthly solar radiation level in Los Angeles, CA is 5.62 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 Los Angeles, CA

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Los Angeles, CA is 6700 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Los Angeles.[2]

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

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Los Angeles, CA Natural Gas Rates

February 2017

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

Los Angeles Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Los Angeles (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 Los Angeles (California) of 11.53$/Mcf -- a difference of about +37% from the United States average of 8.39$/Mcf that month.[3]

Los Angeles Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Los Angeles

Average natural gas rates in Los Angeles, 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: Los Angeles versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Los Angeles

Electric Companies in Los Angeles

Electric companies providing service in or near Los Angeles, CA.

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Gas Companies in Los Angeles

Gas companies that offer service in or near Los Angeles, CA.


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Solar Contractors in Los Angeles

Builders that specialize in solar energy in or near Los Angeles, CA.

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More information about Los Angeles

About Los Angeles

Los Angeles (CA) is a city in Los Angeles County with an estimated population of 3,792,621.[4]

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