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San Diego Electricity Rates

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

San Diego Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in San Diego, CA is an estimated 55 percent higher than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

San Diego Natural Gas Rates

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

Energy in San Diego, CA

Energy in San Diego, CA

San Diego, CA Electricity Rates

June 2017

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

San Diego Electricty, Year Over Year

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

San Diego Electricity Statistics

San Diego Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in San Diego, 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: San Diego versus U.S. Averages

Comparison of San Diego electricity rates versus national average rates. [1]

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San Diego, CA Solar Energy

Solar: San Diego vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in San Diego (measured on a monthly basis) is 13 percent lower than an area of the U.S. (Nevada) with historically high levels of solar radiation.[2]

Solar Power Output in San Diego

August is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in San Diego -- averaging an estimated 633 kWhac. December typically has the lowest output (501 kWhac).[2]

Solar: San Diego vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in San Diego (measured monthly) is 55 percent higher than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

San Diego Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in San Diego, CA

The average monthly solar radiation level in San Diego, CA is 5.77 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 San Diego, CA

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in San Diego, CA is 6826 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in San Diego.[2]

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

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San Diego, CA Natural Gas Rates

June 2017

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

San Diego Natural Gas, Year Over Year

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

San Diego Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in San Diego

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

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

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

Energy Companies in San Diego

Electric Companies in San Diego

Electric companies providing service in or near San Diego, CA.

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Gas Companies in San Diego

Gas companies that offer service in or near San Diego, CA.


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Solar Contractors in San Diego

Builders that specialize in solar energy in or near San Diego, CA.

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More information about San Diego

About San Diego

San Diego (CA) is a city in San Diego County with an estimated population of 1,307,402.[4]

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San Diego, CA Energy

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