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Santa Monica, CA Energy

Santa Monica Electricity Rates

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

Santa Monica Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in Santa Monica, CA is an estimated 51 percent higher than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

Santa Monica Natural Gas Rates

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

Energy in Santa Monica, CA

Energy in Santa Monica, CA

Santa Monica, CA Electricity Rates

February 2017

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

Santa Monica Electricty, Year Over Year

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

Santa Monica Electricity Statistics

Santa Monica Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Santa Monica, 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: Santa Monica versus U.S. Averages

Comparison of Santa Monica electricity rates versus national average rates. [1]

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Santa Monica, CA Solar Energy

Solar: Santa Monica vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Santa Monica (measured on a monthly basis) is 15 percent lower than an area of the U.S. (Nevada) with historically high levels of solar radiation.[2]

Solar Power Output in Santa Monica

August is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Santa Monica -- averaging an estimated 653 kWhac. January typically has the lowest output (475 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Santa Monica vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in Santa Monica (measured monthly) is 51 percent higher than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

Santa Monica Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Santa Monica, CA

The average monthly solar radiation level in Santa Monica, CA is 5.62 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 Santa Monica, CA

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Santa Monica, CA is 6700 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Santa Monica.[2]

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

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Santa Monica, CA Natural Gas Rates

February 2017

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

Santa Monica Natural Gas, Year Over Year

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

Santa Monica Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Santa Monica

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

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

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

Energy Companies in Santa Monica

Electric Companies in Santa Monica

Electric companies providing service in or near Santa Monica, CA.

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Gas Companies in Santa Monica

Gas companies that offer service in or near Santa Monica, CA.


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Solar Contractors in Santa Monica

Builders that specialize in solar energy in or near Santa Monica, CA.

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More information about Santa Monica

About Santa Monica

Santa Monica (CA) is a city in Los Angeles County with an estimated population of 89,736.[4]

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