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Alton Electricity Rates

^ Alton, IL electricity rates recently averaged 12.86¢/kWh -- an estimated 1 percent more than the average national rate. [More]

Alton Solar Energy

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

Alton Natural Gas Rates

^ Alton, IL natural gas rates recently averaged 8.71$/Mcf -- an estimated 19 percent less than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Alton, IL

Energy in Alton, IL

Alton, IL Electricity Rates

November 2016

In the most recent month of electricity data, November 2016, Alton's average rate of 12.86¢/kWh -- a difference of about +1% from the U.S. average of 12.75¢/kWh that month.[1]

Alton Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Alton (IL), electricity rates decreased an estimated 3 percent -- from 13.27¢/kWh (November 2015) to 12.86¢/kWh (November 2016).[1]

November 2015

In November 2015, the average electricity rate in Alton (Illinois) of 13.27¢/kWh -- a difference of about +4% from the United States average of 12.71¢/kWh that month.[1]

Alton Electricity Statistics

Alton Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Alton, IL in November 2016 were 12.86¢/kWh -- an estimated 1 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: Alton versus U.S. Averages

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

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Alton, IL Solar Energy

Solar: Alton vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Alton (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 Alton

July is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Alton -- averaging an estimated 569 kWhac. December typically has the lowest output (335 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Alton vs. Washington

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

Alton Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Alton, IL

The average monthly solar radiation level in Alton, IL is 4.82 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 Alton, IL

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Alton, IL is 5825 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Alton.[2]

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

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Alton, IL Natural Gas Rates

November 2016

In the most recent month of natural gas data, November 2016, Alton's average rate of 8.71$/Mcf -- a difference of about -19% from the U.S. average of 10.76$/Mcf that month.[3]

Alton Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Alton (IL), natural gas rates increased about 22 percent -- from 7.13$/Mcf (November 2015) to 8.71$/Mcf (November 2016).[3]

November 2015

In November 2015, the average electricity rate in Alton (Illinois) of 7.13$/Mcf -- a difference of about -29% from the United States average of 10.02$/Mcf that month.[3]

Alton Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Alton

Average natural gas rates in Alton, IL in November 2016 were 8.71$/Mcf -- an estimated 19 percent less than that month's average U.S. rate of 10.76$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Alton versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Alton

Electric Companies in Alton

Electric companies providing service in or near Alton, IL.

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Gas Companies in Alton

Gas companies that offer service in or near Alton, IL.


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Solar Contractors in Alton

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More information about Alton

About Alton

Alton (IL) is a city in Madison County with an estimated population of 27,865.[4]

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