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Gaithersburg Electricity Rates

^ Gaithersburg, MD electricity rates recently averaged 14.53¢/kWh -- an estimated 12 percent more than the average national rate. [More]

Gaithersburg Solar Energy

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

Gaithersburg Natural Gas Rates

^ Gaithersburg, MD natural gas rates recently averaged 0.00$/Mcf -- an estimated 100 percent less than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Gaithersburg, MD

Energy in Gaithersburg, MD

Gaithersburg, MD Electricity Rates

May 2017

In the most recent month of electricity data, May 2017, Gaithersburg's average rate of 14.53¢/kWh -- a difference of about +12% from the U.S. average of 13.02¢/kWh that month.[1]

Gaithersburg Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Gaithersburg (MD), electricity rates decreased an estimated 1 percent -- from 14.70¢/kWh (May 2016) to 14.53¢/kWh (May 2017).[1]

May 2016

In May 2016, the average electricity rate in Gaithersburg (Maryland) of 14.70¢/kWh -- a difference of about +15% from the United States average of 12.79¢/kWh that month.[1]

Gaithersburg Electricity Statistics

Gaithersburg Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Gaithersburg, MD in May 2017 were 14.53¢/kWh -- an estimated 12 percent more 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: Gaithersburg versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Gaithersburg, MD Solar Energy

Solar: Gaithersburg vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Gaithersburg (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 Gaithersburg

June is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Gaithersburg -- averaging an estimated 543 kWhac. December typically has the lowest output (328 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Gaithersburg vs. Washington

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

Gaithersburg Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Gaithersburg, MD

The average monthly solar radiation level in Gaithersburg, MD 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 Gaithersburg, MD

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Gaithersburg, MD is 5680 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Gaithersburg.[2]

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

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Gaithersburg, MD Natural Gas Rates

May 2017

In the most recent month of natural gas data, May 2017, Gaithersburg's average rate of 0.00$/Mcf -- a difference of about -100% from the U.S. average of 13.21$/Mcf that month.[3]

Gaithersburg Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Gaithersburg (MD), natural gas rates decreased about 100 percent -- from 12.63$/Mcf (May 2016) to 0.00$/Mcf (May 2017).[3]

May 2016

In May 2016, the average electricity rate in Gaithersburg (Maryland) of 12.63$/Mcf -- a difference of about +9% from the United States average of 11.63$/Mcf that month.[3]

Gaithersburg Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Gaithersburg

Average natural gas rates in Gaithersburg, MD in April 2017 were 0.00$/Mcf -- an estimated 100 percent less than that month's average U.S. rate of 13.21$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Gaithersburg versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Gaithersburg

Electric Companies in Gaithersburg

Electric companies providing service in or near Gaithersburg, MD.

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Gas Companies in Gaithersburg

Gas companies that offer service in or near Gaithersburg, MD.


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Solar Contractors in Gaithersburg

Builders that specialize in solar energy in or near Gaithersburg, MD.

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Maryland Energy News

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Solar energy broke records in 2015

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Natural gas will produce more electricity than coal in 2016

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More information about Gaithersburg

About Gaithersburg

Gaithersburg (MD) is a city in Montgomery County with an estimated population of 59,933.[4]

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Gaithersburg, MD Energy

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