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Richmond Electricity Rates

^ Richmond, CA electricity rates recently averaged 19.39¢/kWh -- an estimated 47 percent more than the average national rate. [More]

Richmond Solar Energy

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

Richmond Natural Gas Rates

^ Richmond, CA natural gas rates recently averaged 13.21$/Mcf -- an estimated 17 percent less than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Richmond, CA

Energy in Richmond, CA

Richmond, CA Electricity Rates

June 2017

In the most recent month of electricity data, June 2017, Richmond's average rate of 19.39¢/kWh -- a difference of about +47% from the U.S. average of 13.22¢/kWh that month.[1]

Richmond Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Richmond (CA), electricity rates increased an estimated 7 percent -- from 18.11¢/kWh (June 2016) to 19.39¢/kWh (June 2017).[1]

June 2016

In June 2016, the average electricity rate in Richmond (California) of 18.11¢/kWh -- a difference of about +42% from the United States average of 12.72¢/kWh that month.[1]

Richmond Electricity Statistics

Richmond Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Richmond, CA in June 2017 were 19.39¢/kWh -- an estimated 47 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: Richmond versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Richmond, CA Solar Energy

Solar: Richmond vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Richmond (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 Richmond

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

Solar: Richmond vs. Washington

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

Richmond Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Richmond, CA

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

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

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

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes

Richmond, CA Natural Gas Rates

June 2017

In the most recent month of natural gas data, June 2017, Richmond's average rate of 13.21$/Mcf -- a difference of about -17% from the U.S. average of 15.98$/Mcf that month.[3]

Richmond Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Richmond (CA), natural gas rates increased about 16 percent -- from 11.37$/Mcf (June 2016) to 13.21$/Mcf (June 2017).[3]

June 2016

In June 2016, the average electricity rate in Richmond (California) of 11.37$/Mcf -- a difference of about -22% from the United States average of 14.49$/Mcf that month.[3]

Richmond Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Richmond

Average natural gas rates in Richmond, CA in June 2017 were 13.21$/Mcf -- an estimated 17 percent less than that month's average U.S. rate of 15.98$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Richmond versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Richmond

Electric Companies in Richmond

Electric companies providing service in or near Richmond, CA.

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Gas Companies in Richmond

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


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Solar Contractors in Richmond

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

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More information about Richmond

About Richmond

Richmond (CA) is a city in Contra Costa County with an estimated population of 103,701.[4]

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Richmond, CA Energy

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