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Charleston Electricity Rates

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

Charleston Solar Energy

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

Charleston Natural Gas Rates

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

Energy in Charleston, IL

Energy in Charleston, IL

Charleston, IL Electricity Rates

November 2016

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

Charleston Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Charleston (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 Charleston (Illinois) of 13.27¢/kWh -- a difference of about +4% from the United States average of 12.71¢/kWh that month.[1]

Charleston Electricity Statistics

Charleston Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Charleston, 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: Charleston versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Charleston, IL Solar Energy

Solar: Charleston vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Charleston (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 Charleston

July is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Charleston -- averaging an estimated 593 kWhac. December typically has the lowest output (321 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Charleston vs. Washington

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

Charleston Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Charleston, IL

The average monthly solar radiation level in Charleston, IL is 4.83 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 Charleston, IL

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Charleston, IL is 5887 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Charleston.[2]

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

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Compare Solar Quotes

Charleston, IL Natural Gas Rates

November 2016

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

Charleston Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Charleston (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 Charleston (Illinois) of 7.13$/Mcf -- a difference of about -29% from the United States average of 10.02$/Mcf that month.[3]

Charleston Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Charleston

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

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

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

Energy Companies in Charleston

Electric Companies in Charleston

Electric companies providing service in or near Charleston, IL.

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Gas Companies in Charleston

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


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Solar Contractors in Charleston

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

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Illinois Energy News

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Solar power continues its upward trend in the U.S.

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More information about Charleston

About Charleston

Charleston (IL) is a city in Coles County with an estimated population of 21,838.[4]

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Charleston, IL Energy

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