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Boulder Electricity Rates

^ Boulder, CO electricity rates recently averaged 12.16¢/kWh -- an estimated 5 percent less than the average national rate. [More]

Boulder Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in Boulder, CO is an estimated 48 percent higher than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

Boulder Natural Gas Rates

^ Boulder, CO natural gas rates recently averaged 7.42$/Mcf -- an estimated 31 percent less than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Boulder, CO

Energy in Boulder, CO

Boulder, CO Electricity Rates

November 2016

In the most recent month of electricity data, November 2016, Boulder's average rate of 12.16¢/kWh -- a difference of about -5% from the U.S. average of 12.75¢/kWh that month.[1]

Boulder Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Boulder (CO), electricity rates increased an estimated 4 percent -- from 11.72¢/kWh (November 2015) to 12.16¢/kWh (November 2016).[1]

November 2015

In November 2015, the average electricity rate in Boulder (Colorado) of 11.72¢/kWh -- a difference of about -8% from the United States average of 12.71¢/kWh that month.[1]

Boulder Electricity Statistics

Boulder Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Boulder, CO in November 2016 were 12.16¢/kWh -- an estimated 5 percent less 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: Boulder versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Boulder, CO Solar Energy

Solar: Boulder vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Boulder (measured on a monthly basis) is 16 percent lower than an area of the U.S. (Nevada) with historically high levels of solar radiation.[2]

Solar Power Output in Boulder

March is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Boulder -- averaging an estimated 628 kWhac. December typically has the lowest output (459 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Boulder vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in Boulder (measured monthly) is 48 percent higher than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

Boulder Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Boulder, CO

The average monthly solar radiation level in Boulder, CO is 5.53 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 Boulder, CO

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Boulder, CO is 6662 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Boulder.[2]

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

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Boulder, CO Natural Gas Rates

November 2016

In the most recent month of natural gas data, November 2016, Boulder's average rate of 7.42$/Mcf -- a difference of about -31% from the U.S. average of 10.76$/Mcf that month.[3]

Boulder Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Boulder (CO), natural gas rates increased about 7 percent -- from 6.92$/Mcf (November 2015) to 7.42$/Mcf (November 2016).[3]

November 2015

In November 2015, the average electricity rate in Boulder (Colorado) of 6.92$/Mcf -- a difference of about -31% from the United States average of 10.02$/Mcf that month.[3]

Boulder Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Boulder

Average natural gas rates in Boulder, CO in November 2016 were 7.42$/Mcf -- an estimated 31 percent less than that month's average U.S. rate of 10.76$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Boulder versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Boulder

Electric Companies in Boulder

Electric companies providing service in or near Boulder, CO.

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Gas Companies in Boulder

Gas companies that offer service in or near Boulder, CO.


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Solar Contractors in Boulder

Builders that specialize in solar energy in or near Boulder, CO.

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Colorado Energy News

AWEA: U.S. is tops in the world in wind energy …

AWEA: U.S. is tops in the world in wind energy … The United States is maintaining its role as a leader of wind power production across the globe, the AWEA said in a recent report.
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Solar energy broke records in 2015

Solar energy broke records in 2015Last year was a record-breaking one for solar power generation in the U.S., and 2016 looks to have an even brighter future, the SEIA said.
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Natural gas will produce more electricity than coal in 2016

Natural gas will produce more electricity than coal in 2016For the first time ever, natural gas is expected to surpass coal as an electricity generating source in the United States.
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More information about Boulder

About Boulder

Boulder (CO) is a city in Boulder County with an estimated population of 97,385.[4]

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Boulder, CO Energy

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