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Thornton Electricity Rates

^ Thornton, CO electricity rates recently averaged 11.78¢/kWh -- an estimated 4 percent less than the average national rate. [More]

Thornton Solar Energy

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

Thornton Natural Gas Rates

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

Energy in Thornton, CO

Energy in Thornton, CO

Thornton, CO Electricity Rates

December 2016

In the most recent month of electricity data, December 2016, Thornton's average rate of 11.78¢/kWh -- a difference of about -4% from the U.S. average of 12.21¢/kWh that month.[1]

Thornton Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Thornton (CO), electricity rates increased an estimated 2 percent -- from 11.60¢/kWh (December 2015) to 11.78¢/kWh (December 2016).[1]

December 2015

In December 2015, the average electricity rate in Thornton (Colorado) of 11.60¢/kWh -- a difference of about -6% from the United States average of 12.32¢/kWh that month.[1]

Thornton Electricity Statistics

Thornton Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Thornton, CO in December 2016 were 11.78¢/kWh -- an estimated 4 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: Thornton versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Thornton, CO Solar Energy

Solar: Thornton vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Thornton (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 Thornton

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

Solar: Thornton vs. Washington

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

Thornton Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Thornton, CO

The average monthly solar radiation level in Thornton, 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 Thornton, CO

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

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

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Thornton, CO Natural Gas Rates

November 2016

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

Thornton Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Thornton (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 Thornton (Colorado) of 6.92$/Mcf -- a difference of about -31% from the United States average of 10.02$/Mcf that month.[3]

Thornton Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Thornton

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

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

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

Energy Companies in Thornton

Electric Companies in Thornton

Electric companies providing service in or near Thornton, CO.

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Gas Companies in Thornton

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


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Solar Contractors in Thornton

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

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Colorado Energy News

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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 Thornton

About Thornton

Thornton (CO) is a city in Adams County with an estimated population of 118,772.[4]

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Thornton, CO Energy

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