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New Orleans Electricity Rates

^ New Orleans, LA electricity rates recently averaged 8.72¢/kWh -- an estimated 29 percent less than the average national rate. [More]

New Orleans Solar Energy

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

New Orleans Natural Gas Rates

^ New Orleans, LA natural gas rates recently averaged 8.71$/Mcf -- an estimated 2 percent less than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in New Orleans, LA

Energy in New Orleans, LA

New Orleans, LA Electricity Rates

January 2018

In the most recent month of electricity data, January 2018, New Orleans's average rate of 8.72¢/kWh -- a difference of about -29% from the U.S. average of 12.23¢/kWh that month.[1]

New Orleans Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in New Orleans (LA), electricity rates increased an estimated 14 percent -- from 7.65¢/kWh (January 2017) to 8.72¢/kWh (January 2018).[1]

January 2017

In January 2017, the average electricity rate in New Orleans (Louisiana) of 7.65¢/kWh -- a difference of about -37% from the United States average of 12.21¢/kWh that month.[1]

New Orleans Electricity Statistics

New Orleans Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in New Orleans, LA in January 2018 were 8.72¢/kWh -- an estimated 29 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: New Orleans versus U.S. Averages

Comparison of New Orleans electricity rates versus national average rates. [1]

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

New Orleans, LA Solar Energy

Solar: New Orleans vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in New Orleans (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 New Orleans

October is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in New Orleans -- averaging an estimated 550 kWhac. January typically has the lowest output (382 kWhac).[2]

Solar: New Orleans vs. Washington

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

New Orleans Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in New Orleans, LA

The average monthly solar radiation level in New Orleans, LA is 5.02 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 New Orleans, LA

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in New Orleans, LA is 5829 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in New Orleans.[2]

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

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes

New Orleans, LA Natural Gas Rates

January 2018

In the most recent month of natural gas data, January 2018, New Orleans's average rate of 8.71$/Mcf -- a difference of about -2% from the U.S. average of 8.93$/Mcf that month.[3]

New Orleans Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in New Orleans (LA), natural gas rates decreased about 21 percent -- from 10.96$/Mcf (January 2017) to 8.71$/Mcf (January 2018).[3]

January 2017

In January 2017, the average electricity rate in New Orleans (Louisiana) of 10.96$/Mcf -- a difference of about +17% from the United States average of 9.38$/Mcf that month.[3]

New Orleans Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in New Orleans

Average natural gas rates in New Orleans, LA in January 2018 were 8.71$/Mcf -- an estimated 2 percent less than that month's average U.S. rate of 8.93$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: New Orleans versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in New Orleans

Electric Companies in New Orleans

Electric companies providing service in or near New Orleans, LA.

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Gas Companies in New Orleans

Gas companies that offer service in or near New Orleans, LA.


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Solar Contractors in New Orleans

Builders that specialize in solar energy in or near New Orleans, LA.

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Louisiana Energy News

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More information about New Orleans

About New Orleans

New Orleans (LA) is a city in Orleans County with an estimated population of 343,829.[4]

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New Orleans, LA Energy

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