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Oakland Electricity Rates

^ Oakland, CA electricity rates recently averaged 17.97¢/kWh -- an estimated 41 percent more than the average national rate. [More]

Oakland Solar Energy

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

Oakland Natural Gas Rates

^ Oakland, CA natural gas rates recently averaged 12.40$/Mcf -- an estimated 15 percent more than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Oakland, CA

Energy in Oakland, CA

Oakland, CA Electricity Rates

November 2016

In the most recent month of electricity data, November 2016, Oakland's average rate of 17.97¢/kWh -- a difference of about +41% from the U.S. average of 12.75¢/kWh that month.[1]

Oakland Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Oakland (CA), electricity rates increased an estimated 4 percent -- from 17.33¢/kWh (November 2015) to 17.97¢/kWh (November 2016).[1]

November 2015

In November 2015, the average electricity rate in Oakland (California) of 17.33¢/kWh -- a difference of about +36% from the United States average of 12.71¢/kWh that month.[1]

Oakland Electricity Statistics

Oakland Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Oakland, CA in November 2016 were 17.97¢/kWh -- an estimated 41 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: Oakland versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Oakland, CA Solar Energy

Solar: Oakland vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Oakland (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 Oakland

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

Solar: Oakland vs. Washington

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

Oakland Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Oakland, CA

The average monthly solar radiation level in Oakland, 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 Oakland, CA

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

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

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes

Oakland, CA Natural Gas Rates

November 2016

In the most recent month of natural gas data, November 2016, Oakland's average rate of 12.40$/Mcf -- a difference of about +15% from the U.S. average of 10.76$/Mcf that month.[3]

Oakland Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Oakland (CA), natural gas rates increased about 20 percent -- from 10.31$/Mcf (November 2015) to 12.40$/Mcf (November 2016).[3]

November 2015

In November 2015, the average electricity rate in Oakland (California) of 10.31$/Mcf -- a difference of about +3% from the United States average of 10.02$/Mcf that month.[3]

Oakland Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Oakland

Average natural gas rates in Oakland, CA in November 2016 were 12.40$/Mcf -- an estimated 15 percent more than that month's average U.S. rate of 10.76$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Oakland versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Oakland

Electric Companies in Oakland

Electric companies providing service in or near Oakland, CA.

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Gas Companies in Oakland

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


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Solar Contractors in Oakland

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

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More information about Oakland

About Oakland

Oakland (CA) is a city in Alameda County with an estimated population of 390,724.[4]

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Oakland, CA Energy

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