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Hometown Electricity Rates

^ Hometown, IL electricity rates recently averaged 12.21¢/kWh -- an estimated 5 percent less than the average national rate. [More]

Hometown Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in Hometown, IL is an estimated 18 percent higher than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

Hometown Natural Gas Rates

^ Hometown, IL natural gas rates recently averaged 8.32$/Mcf -- an estimated 17 percent less than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Hometown, IL

Energy in Hometown, IL

Hometown, IL Electricity Rates

February 2017

In the most recent month of electricity data, February 2017, Hometown's average rate of 12.21¢/kWh -- a difference of about -5% from the U.S. average of 12.82¢/kWh that month.[1]

Hometown Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Hometown (IL), electricity rates increased an estimated 2 percent -- from 11.94¢/kWh (February 2016) to 12.21¢/kWh (February 2017).[1]

February 2016

In February 2016, the average electricity rate in Hometown (Illinois) of 11.94¢/kWh -- a difference of about -2% from the United States average of 12.14¢/kWh that month.[1]

Hometown Electricity Statistics

Hometown Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Hometown, IL in February 2017 were 12.21¢/kWh -- an estimated 5 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: Hometown versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Hometown, IL Solar Energy

Solar: Hometown vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Hometown (measured on a monthly basis) is 33 percent lower than an area of the U.S. (Nevada) with historically high levels of solar radiation.[2]

Solar Power Output in Hometown

July is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Hometown -- averaging an estimated 592 kWhac. December typically has the lowest output (250 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Hometown vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in Hometown (measured monthly) is 18 percent higher than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

Hometown Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Hometown, IL

The average monthly solar radiation level in Hometown, IL is 4.41 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 Hometown, IL

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Hometown, IL is 5431 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Hometown.[2]

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

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Hometown, IL Natural Gas Rates

February 2017

In the most recent month of natural gas data, February 2017, Hometown's average rate of 8.32$/Mcf -- a difference of about -17% from the U.S. average of 10.05$/Mcf that month.[3]

Hometown Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Hometown (IL), natural gas rates increased about 32 percent -- from 6.30$/Mcf (February 2016) to 8.32$/Mcf (February 2017).[3]

February 2016

In February 2016, the average electricity rate in Hometown (Illinois) of 6.30$/Mcf -- a difference of about -25% from the United States average of 8.39$/Mcf that month.[3]

Hometown Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Hometown

Average natural gas rates in Hometown, IL in February 2017 were 8.32$/Mcf -- an estimated 17 percent less than that month's average U.S. rate of 10.05$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Hometown versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Hometown

Electric Companies in Hometown

Electric companies providing service in or near Hometown, IL.

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Gas Companies in Hometown

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


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Solar Contractors in Hometown

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

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More information about Hometown

About Hometown

Hometown (IL) is a city in Cook County with an estimated population of 4,349.[4]

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Hometown, IL Energy

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