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Des Moines Electricity Rates

^ Des Moines, IA electricity rates recently averaged 12.00¢/kWh -- an estimated 6 percent less than the average national rate. [More]

Des Moines Solar Energy

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

Des Moines Natural Gas Rates

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

Energy in Des Moines, IA

Energy in Des Moines, IA

Des Moines, IA Electricity Rates

November 2016

In the most recent month of electricity data, November 2016, Des Moines's average rate of 12.00¢/kWh -- a difference of about -6% from the U.S. average of 12.75¢/kWh that month.[1]

Des Moines Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Des Moines (IA), electricity rates increased an estimated 8 percent -- from 11.16¢/kWh (November 2015) to 12.00¢/kWh (November 2016).[1]

November 2015

In November 2015, the average electricity rate in Des Moines (Iowa) of 11.16¢/kWh -- a difference of about -12% from the United States average of 12.71¢/kWh that month.[1]

Des Moines Electricity Statistics

Des Moines Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Des Moines, IA in November 2016 were 12.00¢/kWh -- an estimated 6 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: Des Moines versus U.S. Averages

Comparison of Des Moines electricity rates versus national average rates. [1]

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

Des Moines, IA Solar Energy

Solar: Des Moines vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Des Moines (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 Des Moines

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

Solar: Des Moines vs. Washington

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

Des Moines Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Des Moines, IA

The average monthly solar radiation level in Des Moines, IA is 4.82 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 Des Moines, IA

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

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

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Des Moines, IA Natural Gas Rates

November 2016

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

Des Moines Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Des Moines (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 Des Moines (Iowa) of 8.43$/Mcf -- a difference of about -16% from the United States average of 10.02$/Mcf that month.[3]

Des Moines Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Des Moines

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

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

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

Energy Companies in Des Moines

Electric Companies in Des Moines

Electric companies providing service in or near Des Moines, IA.

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Gas Companies in Des Moines

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Solar Contractors in Des Moines

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More information about Des Moines

About Des Moines

Des Moines (IA) is a city in Polk County with an estimated population of 203,433.[4]

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