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West Chicago Electricity Rates

^ West Chicago, IL electricity rates recently averaged 13.76¢/kWh -- an estimated 7 percent more than the average national rate. [More]

West Chicago Solar Energy

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

West Chicago Natural Gas Rates

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

Energy in West Chicago, IL

Energy in West Chicago, IL

West Chicago, IL Electricity Rates

March 2017

In the most recent month of electricity data, March 2017, West Chicago's average rate of 13.76¢/kWh -- a difference of about +7% from the U.S. average of 12.90¢/kWh that month.[1]

West Chicago Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in West Chicago (IL), electricity rates increased an estimated 10 percent -- from 12.56¢/kWh (March 2016) to 13.76¢/kWh (March 2017).[1]

March 2016

In March 2016, the average electricity rate in West Chicago (Illinois) of 12.56¢/kWh -- a difference of about -0% from the United States average of 12.57¢/kWh that month.[1]

West Chicago Electricity Statistics

West Chicago Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in West Chicago, IL in March 2017 were 13.76¢/kWh -- an estimated 7 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: West Chicago versus U.S. Averages

Comparison of West Chicago electricity rates versus national average rates. [1]

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

West Chicago, IL Solar Energy

Solar: West Chicago vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in West Chicago (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 West Chicago

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

Solar: West Chicago vs. Washington

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

West Chicago Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in West Chicago, IL

The average monthly solar radiation level in West Chicago, 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 West Chicago, IL

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

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

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West Chicago, IL Natural Gas Rates

February 2017

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

West Chicago Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in West Chicago (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 West Chicago (Illinois) of 6.30$/Mcf -- a difference of about -25% from the United States average of 8.39$/Mcf that month.[3]

West Chicago Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in West Chicago

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

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

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

Energy Companies in West Chicago

Electric Companies in West Chicago

Electric companies providing service in or near West Chicago, IL.

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Gas Companies in West Chicago

Gas companies that offer service in or near West Chicago, IL.


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Solar Contractors in West Chicago

Builders that specialize in solar energy in or near West Chicago, IL.

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Illinois Energy News

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Solar energy broke records in 2015

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Natural gas will produce more electricity than coal in 2016

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More information about West Chicago

About West Chicago

West Chicago (IL) is a city in DuPage County with an estimated population of 27,086.[4]

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West Chicago, IL Energy

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