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Watsonville Electricity Rates

^ Watsonville, CA electricity rates recently averaged 18.29¢/kWh -- an estimated 40 percent more than the average national rate. [More]

Watsonville Solar Energy

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

Watsonville Natural Gas Rates

^ Watsonville, CA natural gas rates recently averaged 13.04$/Mcf -- an estimated 1 percent less than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Watsonville, CA

Energy in Watsonville, CA

Watsonville, CA Electricity Rates

May 2017

In the most recent month of electricity data, May 2017, Watsonville's average rate of 18.29¢/kWh -- a difference of about +40% from the U.S. average of 13.02¢/kWh that month.[1]

Watsonville Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Watsonville (CA), electricity rates increased an estimated 3 percent -- from 17.74¢/kWh (May 2016) to 18.29¢/kWh (May 2017).[1]

May 2016

In May 2016, the average electricity rate in Watsonville (California) of 17.74¢/kWh -- a difference of about +39% from the United States average of 12.79¢/kWh that month.[1]

Watsonville Electricity Statistics

Watsonville Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Watsonville, CA in May 2017 were 18.29¢/kWh -- an estimated 40 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: Watsonville versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Watsonville, CA Solar Energy

Solar: Watsonville vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Watsonville (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 Watsonville

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

Solar: Watsonville vs. Washington

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

Watsonville Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Watsonville, CA

The average monthly solar radiation level in Watsonville, CA is 5.45 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 Watsonville, CA

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

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

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Watsonville, CA Natural Gas Rates

May 2017

In the most recent month of natural gas data, May 2017, Watsonville's average rate of 13.04$/Mcf -- a difference of about -1% from the U.S. average of 13.21$/Mcf that month.[3]

Watsonville Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Watsonville (CA), natural gas rates increased about 13 percent -- from 11.52$/Mcf (May 2016) to 13.04$/Mcf (May 2017).[3]

May 2016

In May 2016, the average electricity rate in Watsonville (California) of 11.52$/Mcf -- a difference of about -1% from the United States average of 11.63$/Mcf that month.[3]

Watsonville Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Watsonville

Average natural gas rates in Watsonville, CA in May 2017 were 13.04$/Mcf -- an estimated 1 percent less than that month's average U.S. rate of 13.21$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Watsonville versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Watsonville

Electric Companies in Watsonville

Electric companies providing service in or near Watsonville, CA.

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Gas Companies in Watsonville

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


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Solar Contractors in Watsonville

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

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More information about Watsonville

About Watsonville

Watsonville (CA) is a city in Santa Cruz County with an estimated population of 51,199.[4]

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