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Benton Electricity Rates

^ Benton, KY electricity rates recently averaged 10.59¢/kWh -- an estimated 18 percent less than the average national rate. [More]

Benton Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in Benton, KY is an estimated 25 percent higher than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

Benton Natural Gas Rates

^ Benton, KY natural gas rates recently averaged 10.92$/Mcf -- an estimated 9 percent more than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Benton, KY

Energy in Benton, KY

Benton, KY Electricity Rates

March 2017

In the most recent month of electricity data, March 2017, Benton's average rate of 10.59¢/kWh -- a difference of about -18% from the U.S. average of 12.90¢/kWh that month.[1]

Benton Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Benton (KY), electricity rates increased an estimated 9 percent -- from 9.71¢/kWh (March 2016) to 10.59¢/kWh (March 2017).[1]

March 2016

In March 2016, the average electricity rate in Benton (Kentucky) of 9.71¢/kWh -- a difference of about -23% from the United States average of 12.57¢/kWh that month.[1]

Benton Electricity Statistics

Benton Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Benton, KY in February 2017 were 10.59¢/kWh -- an estimated 18 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: Benton versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Benton, KY Solar Energy

Solar: Benton vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Benton (measured on a monthly basis) is 29 percent lower than an area of the U.S. (Nevada) with historically high levels of solar radiation.[2]

Solar Power Output in Benton

August is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Benton -- averaging an estimated 555 kWhac. December typically has the lowest output (316 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Benton vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in Benton (measured monthly) is 25 percent higher than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

Benton Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Benton, KY

The average monthly solar radiation level in Benton, KY is 4.68 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 Benton, KY

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Benton, KY is 5622 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Benton.[2]

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

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Benton, KY Natural Gas Rates

February 2017

In the most recent month of natural gas data, February 2017, Benton's average rate of 10.92$/Mcf -- a difference of about +9% from the U.S. average of 10.05$/Mcf that month.[3]

Benton Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Benton (KY), natural gas rates increased about 44 percent -- from 7.60$/Mcf (February 2016) to 10.92$/Mcf (February 2017).[3]

February 2016

In February 2016, the average electricity rate in Benton (Kentucky) of 7.60$/Mcf -- a difference of about -9% from the United States average of 8.39$/Mcf that month.[3]

Benton Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Benton

Average natural gas rates in Benton, KY in February 2017 were 10.92$/Mcf -- an estimated 9 percent more than that month's average U.S. rate of 10.05$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Benton versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Benton

Electric Companies in Benton

Electric companies providing service in or near Benton, KY.

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Gas Companies in Benton

Gas companies that offer service in or near Benton, KY.


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Solar Contractors in Benton

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More information about Benton

About Benton

Benton (KY) is a city in Marshall County with an estimated population of 4,349.[4]

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Benton, KY Energy

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