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Colo Electricity Rates

^ Colo, IA electricity rates recently averaged 10.66¢/kWh -- an estimated 13 percent less than the average national rate. [More]

Colo Solar Energy

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

Colo Natural Gas Rates

^ Colo, IA natural gas rates recently averaged 10.22$/Mcf -- an estimated 5 percent less than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Colo, IA

Energy in Colo, IA

Colo, IA Electricity Rates

December 2016

In the most recent month of electricity data, December 2016, Colo's average rate of 10.66¢/kWh -- a difference of about -13% from the U.S. average of 12.21¢/kWh that month.[1]

Colo Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Colo (IA), electricity rates increased an estimated 3 percent -- from 10.38¢/kWh (December 2015) to 10.66¢/kWh (December 2016).[1]

December 2015

In December 2015, the average electricity rate in Colo (Iowa) of 10.38¢/kWh -- a difference of about -16% from the United States average of 12.32¢/kWh that month.[1]

Colo Electricity Statistics

Colo Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Colo, IA in December 2016 were 10.66¢/kWh -- an estimated 13 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: Colo versus U.S. Averages

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

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Colo, IA Solar Energy

Solar: Colo vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Colo (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 Colo

July is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Colo -- averaging an estimated 613 kWhac. December typically has the lowest output (344 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Colo vs. Washington

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

Colo Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Colo, IA

The average monthly solar radiation level in Colo, IA 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 Colo, IA

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Colo, IA is 5915 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Colo.[2]

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

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Colo, IA Natural Gas Rates

November 2016

In the most recent month of natural gas data, November 2016, Colo's average rate of 10.22$/Mcf -- a difference of about -5% from the U.S. average of 10.76$/Mcf that month.[3]

Colo Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Colo (IA), natural gas rates increased about 21 percent -- from 8.43$/Mcf (November 2015) to 10.22$/Mcf (November 2016).[3]

November 2015

In November 2015, the average electricity rate in Colo (Iowa) of 8.43$/Mcf -- a difference of about -16% from the United States average of 10.02$/Mcf that month.[3]

Colo Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Colo

Average natural gas rates in Colo, IA in November 2016 were 10.22$/Mcf -- an estimated 5 percent less than that month's average U.S. rate of 10.76$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Colo versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Colo

Electric Companies in Colo

Electric companies providing service in or near Colo, IA.

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Gas Companies in Colo

Gas companies that offer service in or near Colo, IA.


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Solar Contractors in Colo

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More information about Colo

About Colo

Colo (IA) is a city in Story County with an estimated population of 876.[4]

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Colo, IA Energy

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