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Modesto Electricity Rates

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

Modesto Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in Modesto, CA is an estimated 47 percent higher than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

Modesto Natural Gas Rates

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

Energy in Modesto, CA

Energy in Modesto, CA

Modesto, CA Electricity Rates

February 2017

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

Modesto Electricty, Year Over Year

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

Modesto Electricity Statistics

Modesto Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Modesto, 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: Modesto versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Modesto, CA Solar Energy

Solar: Modesto vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Modesto (measured on a monthly basis) is 17 percent lower than an area of the U.S. (Nevada) with historically high levels of solar radiation.[2]

Solar Power Output in Modesto

August is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Modesto -- averaging an estimated 702 kWhac. December typically has the lowest output (287 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Modesto vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in Modesto (measured monthly) is 47 percent higher than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

Modesto Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Modesto, CA

The average monthly solar radiation level in Modesto, CA is 5.5 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 Modesto, CA

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Modesto, CA is 6459 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Modesto.[2]

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

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Modesto, CA Natural Gas Rates

February 2017

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

Modesto Natural Gas, Year Over Year

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

Modesto Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Modesto

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

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

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

Energy Companies in Modesto

Electric Companies in Modesto

Electric companies providing service in or near Modesto, CA.

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Gas Companies in Modesto

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


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Solar Contractors in Modesto

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

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More information about Modesto

About Modesto

Modesto (CA) is a city in Stanislaus County with an estimated population of 201,165.[4]

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Modesto, CA Energy

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