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Hilo Electricity Rates

^ Hilo, HI electricity rates recently averaged 27.68¢/kWh -- an estimated 127 percent more than the average national rate. [More]

Hilo Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in Hilo, HI is an estimated 29 percent higher than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

Hilo Natural Gas Rates

^ Hilo, HI natural gas rates recently averaged 34.09$/Mcf -- an estimated 217 percent more than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Hilo, HI

Energy in Hilo, HI

Hilo, HI Electricity Rates

December 2016

In the most recent month of electricity data, December 2016, Hilo's average rate of 27.68¢/kWh -- a difference of about +127% from the U.S. average of 12.21¢/kWh that month.[1]

Hilo Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Hilo (HI), electricity rates increased an estimated 3 percent -- from 26.85¢/kWh (December 2015) to 27.68¢/kWh (December 2016).[1]

December 2015

In December 2015, the average electricity rate in Hilo (Hawaii) of 26.85¢/kWh -- a difference of about +118% from the United States average of 12.32¢/kWh that month.[1]

Hilo Electricity Statistics

Hilo Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Hilo, HI in December 2016 were 27.68¢/kWh -- an estimated 127 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: Hilo versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Hilo, HI Solar Energy

Solar: Hilo vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Hilo (measured on a monthly basis) is 27 percent lower than an area of the U.S. (Nevada) with historically high levels of solar radiation.[2]

Solar Power Output in Hilo

December is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Hilo -- averaging an estimated 479 kWhac. July typically has the lowest output (406 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Hilo vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in Hilo (measured monthly) is 29 percent higher than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

Hilo Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Hilo, HI

The average monthly solar radiation level in Hilo, HI is 4.81 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 Hilo, HI

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Hilo, HI is 5387 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Hilo.[2]

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

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes

Hilo, HI Natural Gas Rates

November 2016

In the most recent month of natural gas data, November 2016, Hilo's average rate of 34.09$/Mcf -- a difference of about +217% from the U.S. average of 10.76$/Mcf that month.[3]

Hilo Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Hilo (HI), natural gas rates decreased about 12 percent -- from 38.53$/Mcf (November 2015) to 34.09$/Mcf (November 2016).[3]

November 2015

In November 2015, the average electricity rate in Hilo (Hawaii) of 38.53$/Mcf -- a difference of about +285% from the United States average of 10.02$/Mcf that month.[3]

Hilo Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Hilo

Average natural gas rates in Hilo, HI in November 2016 were 34.09$/Mcf -- an estimated 217 percent more than that month's average U.S. rate of 10.76$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Hilo versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Hilo

Electric Companies in Hilo

Electric companies providing service in or near Hilo, HI.

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Gas Companies in Hilo

Gas companies that offer service in or near Hilo, HI.


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Solar Contractors in Hilo

Builders that specialize in solar energy in or near Hilo, HI.

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More information about Hilo

About Hilo

Hilo (HI) is a city in Hawaii County with an estimated population of 43,263.[4]

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Hilo, HI Energy

For more information on energy in Hilo, HI, or for additional resources regarding Hilo energy, visit the EIA.

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