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Lake Charles Electricity Rates

^ Lake Charles, LA electricity rates recently averaged 9.34¢/kWh -- an estimated 30 percent less than the average national rate. [More]

Lake Charles Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in Lake Charles, LA is an estimated 35 percent higher than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

Lake Charles Natural Gas Rates

^ Lake Charles, LA natural gas rates recently averaged 15.98$/Mcf -- an estimated 9 percent less than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Lake Charles, LA

Energy in Lake Charles, LA

Lake Charles, LA Electricity Rates

July 2020

In the most recent month of electricity data, July 2020, Lake Charles's average rate of 9.34¢/kWh -- a difference of about -30% from the U.S. average of 13.26¢/kWh that month.[1]

Lake Charles Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Lake Charles (LA), electricity rates decreased an estimated 4 percent -- from 9.73¢/kWh (July 2019) to 9.34¢/kWh (July 2020).[1]

July 2019

In July 2019, the average electricity rate in Lake Charles (Louisiana) of 9.73¢/kWh -- a difference of about -27% from the United States average of 13.29¢/kWh that month.[1]

Lake Charles Electricity Statistics

Lake Charles Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Lake Charles, LA in July 2020 were 9.34¢/kWh -- an estimated 30 percent less than average rates that same month in the nation as a whole. [1]


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→ ¢/kWh = cents per kilowatthour

Electricity: Lake Charles versus U.S. Averages

Comparison of Lake Charles electricity rates versus national average rates. [1]

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Lake Charles, LA Solar Energy

Solar: Lake Charles vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Lake Charles (measured on a monthly basis) is 24 percent lower than an area of the U.S. (Nevada) with historically high levels of solar radiation.[2]

Solar Power Output in Lake Charles

October is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Lake Charles -- averaging an estimated 550 kWhac. December typically has the lowest output (408 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Lake Charles vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in Lake Charles (measured monthly) is 35 percent higher than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

Lake Charles Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Lake Charles, LA

The average monthly solar radiation level in Lake Charles, LA is 5.03 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 Lake Charles, LA

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Lake Charles, LA is 5846 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Lake Charles.[2]

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

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Lake Charles, LA Natural Gas Rates

July 2020

In the most recent month of natural gas data, July 2020, Lake Charles's average rate of 15.98$/Mcf -- a difference of about -9% from the U.S. average of 17.57$/Mcf that month.[3]

Lake Charles Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Lake Charles (LA), natural gas rates decreased about 6 percent -- from 16.92$/Mcf (July 2019) to 15.98$/Mcf (July 2020).[3]

July 2019

In July 2019, the average electricity rate in Lake Charles (Louisiana) of 16.92$/Mcf -- a difference of about -5% from the United States average of 17.74$/Mcf that month.[3]

Lake Charles Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Lake Charles

Average natural gas rates in Lake Charles, LA in July 2020 were 15.98$/Mcf -- an estimated 9 percent less than that month's average U.S. rate of 17.57$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Lake Charles versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Lake Charles

Electric Companies in Lake Charles

Electric companies providing service in or near Lake Charles, LA.

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    Gas Companies in Lake Charles

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      Solar Contractors in Lake Charles

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        More information about Lake Charles

        About Lake Charles

        Lake Charles (LA) is a city in Calcasieu County with an estimated population of 71,993.[4]

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