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Wilmington Electricity Rates

^ Wilmington, DE electricity rates recently averaged 12.83¢/kWh -- an estimated 5 percent more than the average national rate. [More]

Wilmington Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in Wilmington, DE is an estimated 25 percent higher than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

Wilmington Natural Gas Rates

^ Wilmington, DE natural gas rates recently averaged 11.53$/Mcf -- an estimated 27 percent more than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Wilmington, DE

Energy in Wilmington, DE

Wilmington, DE Electricity Rates

January 2017

In the most recent month of electricity data, January 2017, Wilmington's average rate of 12.83¢/kWh -- a difference of about +5% from the U.S. average of 12.22¢/kWh that month.[1]

Wilmington Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Wilmington (DE), electricity rates decreased an estimated 3 percent -- from 13.16¢/kWh (January 2016) to 12.83¢/kWh (January 2017).[1]

January 2016

In January 2016, the average electricity rate in Wilmington (Delaware) of 13.16¢/kWh -- a difference of about +10% from the United States average of 11.98¢/kWh that month.[1]

Wilmington Electricity Statistics

Wilmington Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Wilmington, DE in January 2017 were 12.83¢/kWh -- an estimated 5 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: Wilmington versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Wilmington, DE Solar Energy

Solar: Wilmington vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Wilmington (measured on a monthly basis) is 29 percent lower than an area of the U.S. (Nevada) with historically high levels of solar radiation.[2]

Solar Power Output in Wilmington

August is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Wilmington -- averaging an estimated 567 kWhac. December typically has the lowest output (314 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Wilmington vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in Wilmington (measured monthly) is 25 percent higher than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

Wilmington Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Wilmington, DE

The average monthly solar radiation level in Wilmington, DE is 4.68 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 Wilmington, DE

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Wilmington, DE is 5711 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Wilmington.[2]

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

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Wilmington, DE Natural Gas Rates

December 2016

In the most recent month of natural gas data, December 2016, Wilmington's average rate of 11.53$/Mcf -- a difference of about +27% from the U.S. average of 9.06$/Mcf that month.[3]

Wilmington Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Wilmington (DE), natural gas rates increased about 4 percent -- from 11.09$/Mcf (December 2015) to 11.53$/Mcf (December 2016).[3]

December 2015

In December 2015, the average electricity rate in Wilmington (Delaware) of 11.09$/Mcf -- a difference of about +20% from the United States average of 9.27$/Mcf that month.[3]

Wilmington Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Wilmington

Average natural gas rates in Wilmington, DE in December 2016 were 11.53$/Mcf -- an estimated 27 percent more than that month's average U.S. rate of 9.06$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Wilmington versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Wilmington

Electric Companies in Wilmington

Electric companies providing service in or near Wilmington, DE.

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Gas Companies in Wilmington

Gas companies that offer service in or near Wilmington, DE.


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Solar Contractors in Wilmington

Builders that specialize in solar energy in or near Wilmington, DE.

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Delaware Energy News

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More information about Wilmington

About Wilmington

Wilmington (DE) is a city in New Castle County with an estimated population of 70,851.[4]

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Wilmington, DE Energy

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