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San Rafael Electricity Rates

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

San Rafael Solar Energy

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

San Rafael Natural Gas Rates

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

Energy in San Rafael, CA

Energy in San Rafael, CA

San Rafael, CA Electricity Rates

February 2017

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

San Rafael Electricty, Year Over Year

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

San Rafael Electricity Statistics

San Rafael Electricity Rates

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

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

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

San Rafael, CA Solar Energy

Solar: San Rafael vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in San Rafael (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 San Rafael

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

Solar: San Rafael vs. Washington

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

San Rafael Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in San Rafael, CA

The average monthly solar radiation level in San Rafael, 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 San Rafael, CA

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

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

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San Rafael, CA Natural Gas Rates

February 2017

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

San Rafael Natural Gas, Year Over Year

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

San Rafael Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in San Rafael

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

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

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

Energy Companies in San Rafael

Electric Companies in San Rafael

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

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Gas Companies in San Rafael

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


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Solar Contractors in San Rafael

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

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More information about San Rafael

About San Rafael

San Rafael (CA) is a city in Marin County with an estimated population of 57,713.[4]

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San Rafael, CA Energy

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