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Benson Electricity Rates

^ Benson, IL electricity rates recently averaged 12.95¢/kWh -- an estimated 2 percent less than the average national rate. [More]

Benson Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in Benson, IL is an estimated 26 percent higher than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

Benson Natural Gas Rates

^ Benson, IL natural gas rates recently averaged 15.19$/Mcf -- an estimated 5 percent less than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Benson, IL

Energy in Benson, IL

Benson, IL Electricity Rates

June 2017

In the most recent month of electricity data, June 2017, Benson's average rate of 12.95¢/kWh -- a difference of about -2% from the U.S. average of 13.22¢/kWh that month.[1]

Benson Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Benson (IL), electricity rates increased an estimated 6 percent -- from 12.25¢/kWh (June 2016) to 12.95¢/kWh (June 2017).[1]

June 2016

In June 2016, the average electricity rate in Benson (Illinois) of 12.25¢/kWh -- a difference of about -4% from the United States average of 12.72¢/kWh that month.[1]

Benson Electricity Statistics

Benson Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Benson, IL in June 2017 were 12.95¢/kWh -- an estimated 2 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: Benson versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Benson, IL Solar Energy

Solar: Benson vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Benson (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 Benson

July is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Benson -- averaging an estimated 586 kWhac. December typically has the lowest output (299 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Benson vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in Benson (measured monthly) is 26 percent higher than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

Benson Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Benson, IL

The average monthly solar radiation level in Benson, IL is 4.7 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 Benson, IL

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Benson, IL is 5760 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Benson.[2]

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

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Compare Solar Quotes

Benson, IL Natural Gas Rates

June 2017

In the most recent month of natural gas data, June 2017, Benson's average rate of 15.19$/Mcf -- a difference of about -5% from the U.S. average of 15.98$/Mcf that month.[3]

Benson Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Benson (IL), natural gas rates increased about 20 percent -- from 12.62$/Mcf (June 2016) to 15.19$/Mcf (June 2017).[3]

June 2016

In June 2016, the average electricity rate in Benson (Illinois) of 12.62$/Mcf -- a difference of about -13% from the United States average of 14.49$/Mcf that month.[3]

Benson Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Benson

Average natural gas rates in Benson, IL in June 2017 were 15.19$/Mcf -- an estimated 5 percent less than that month's average U.S. rate of 15.98$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Benson versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Benson

Electric Companies in Benson

Electric companies providing service in or near Benson, IL.

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Gas Companies in Benson

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


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Solar Contractors in Benson

Builders that specialize in solar energy in or near Benson, IL.

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Illinois Energy News

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More information about Benson

About Benson

Benson (IL) is a village in Woodford County with an estimated population of 423.[4]

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Benson, IL Energy

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