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Opelousas Electricity Rates

^ Opelousas, LA electricity rates recently averaged 9.82¢/kWh -- an estimated 26 percent less than the average national rate. [More]

Opelousas Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in Opelousas, LA is an estimated 32 percent higher than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

Opelousas Natural Gas Rates

^ Opelousas, LA natural gas rates recently averaged 17.42$/Mcf -- an estimated 4 percent less than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Opelousas, LA

Energy in Opelousas, LA

Opelousas, LA Electricity Rates

August 2017

In the most recent month of electricity data, August 2017, Opelousas's average rate of 9.82¢/kWh -- a difference of about -26% from the U.S. average of 13.19¢/kWh that month.[1]

Opelousas Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Opelousas (LA), electricity rates increased an estimated 4 percent -- from 9.43¢/kWh (August 2016) to 9.82¢/kWh (August 2017).[1]

August 2016

In August 2016, the average electricity rate in Opelousas (Louisiana) of 9.43¢/kWh -- a difference of about -27% from the United States average of 12.90¢/kWh that month.[1]

Opelousas Electricity Statistics

Opelousas Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Opelousas, LA in August 2017 were 9.82¢/kWh -- an estimated 26 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: Opelousas versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Opelousas, LA Solar Energy

Solar: Opelousas vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Opelousas (measured on a monthly basis) is 25 percent lower than an area of the U.S. (Nevada) with historically high levels of solar radiation.[2]

Solar Power Output in Opelousas

October is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Opelousas -- averaging an estimated 576 kWhac. February typically has the lowest output (405 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Opelousas vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in Opelousas (measured monthly) is 32 percent higher than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

Opelousas Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Opelousas, LA

The average monthly solar radiation level in Opelousas, LA is 4.94 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 Opelousas, LA

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Opelousas, LA is 5740 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Opelousas.[2]

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

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Opelousas, LA Natural Gas Rates

August 2017

In the most recent month of natural gas data, August 2017, Opelousas's average rate of 17.42$/Mcf -- a difference of about -4% from the U.S. average of 18.09$/Mcf that month.[3]

Opelousas Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Opelousas (LA), natural gas rates increased about 5 percent -- from 16.62$/Mcf (August 2016) to 17.42$/Mcf (August 2017).[3]

August 2016

In August 2016, the average electricity rate in Opelousas (Louisiana) of 16.62$/Mcf -- a difference of about -6% from the United States average of 17.60$/Mcf that month.[3]

Opelousas Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Opelousas

Average natural gas rates in Opelousas, LA in August 2017 were 17.42$/Mcf -- an estimated 4 percent less than that month's average U.S. rate of 18.09$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Opelousas versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Opelousas

Electric Companies in Opelousas

Electric companies providing service in or near Opelousas, LA.

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Gas Companies in Opelousas

Gas companies that offer service in or near Opelousas, LA.


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Solar Contractors in Opelousas

Builders that specialize in solar energy in or near Opelousas, LA.

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About Opelousas

Opelousas (LA) is a city in St. Landry County with an estimated population of 16,634.[4]

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