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Dorchester Electricity Rates

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

Dorchester Solar Energy

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

Dorchester Natural Gas Rates

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

Energy in Dorchester, IL

Energy in Dorchester, IL

Dorchester, IL Electricity Rates

June 2017

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

Dorchester Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Dorchester (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 Dorchester (Illinois) of 12.25¢/kWh -- a difference of about -4% from the United States average of 12.72¢/kWh that month.[1]

Dorchester Electricity Statistics

Dorchester Electricity Rates

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

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

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Dorchester, IL Solar Energy

Solar: Dorchester vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Dorchester (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 Dorchester

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

Solar: Dorchester vs. Washington

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

Dorchester Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Dorchester, IL

The average monthly solar radiation level in Dorchester, IL 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 Dorchester, IL

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

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

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Dorchester, IL Natural Gas Rates

June 2017

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

Dorchester Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Dorchester (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 Dorchester (Illinois) of 12.62$/Mcf -- a difference of about -13% from the United States average of 14.49$/Mcf that month.[3]

Dorchester Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Dorchester

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

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

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

Energy Companies in Dorchester

Electric Companies in Dorchester

Electric companies providing service in or near Dorchester, IL.

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Gas Companies in Dorchester

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


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Solar Contractors in Dorchester

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

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Illinois Energy News

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More information about Dorchester

About Dorchester

Dorchester (IL) is a village in Macoupin County with an estimated population of 151.[4]

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Dorchester, IL Energy

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