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Sacramento Electricity Rates

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

Sacramento Solar Energy

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

Sacramento Natural Gas Rates

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

Energy in Sacramento, CA

Energy in Sacramento, CA

Sacramento, CA Electricity Rates

June 2017

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

Sacramento Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Sacramento (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 Sacramento (California) of 18.11¢/kWh -- a difference of about +42% from the United States average of 12.72¢/kWh that month.[1]

Sacramento Electricity Statistics

Sacramento Electricity Rates

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

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

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

Sacramento, CA Solar Energy

Solar: Sacramento vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Sacramento (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 Sacramento

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

Solar: Sacramento vs. Washington

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

Sacramento Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Sacramento, CA

The average monthly solar radiation level in Sacramento, CA is 5.49 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 Sacramento, CA

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

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

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Sacramento, CA Natural Gas Rates

June 2017

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

Sacramento Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Sacramento (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 Sacramento (California) of 11.37$/Mcf -- a difference of about -22% from the United States average of 14.49$/Mcf that month.[3]

Sacramento Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Sacramento

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

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

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

Energy Companies in Sacramento

Electric Companies in Sacramento

Electric companies providing service in or near Sacramento, CA.

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Gas Companies in Sacramento

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


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Solar Contractors in Sacramento

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

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More information about Sacramento

About Sacramento

Sacramento (CA) is a city in Sacramento County with an estimated population of 466,488.[4]

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Sacramento, CA Energy

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