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Cambridge, MA Energy

Cambridge Electricity Rates

^ Cambridge, MA electricity rates recently averaged 20.43¢/kWh -- an estimated 54 percent more than the average national rate. [More]

Cambridge Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in Cambridge, MA is an estimated 23 percent higher than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

Cambridge Natural Gas Rates

^ Cambridge, MA natural gas rates recently averaged 15.42$/Mcf -- an estimated 9 percent less than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Cambridge, MA

Energy in Cambridge, MA

Cambridge, MA Electricity Rates

September 2017

In the most recent month of electricity data, September 2017, Cambridge's average rate of 20.43¢/kWh -- a difference of about +54% from the U.S. average of 13.30¢/kWh that month.[1]

Cambridge Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Cambridge (MA), electricity rates increased an estimated 4 percent -- from 19.69¢/kWh (September 2016) to 20.43¢/kWh (September 2017).[1]

September 2016

In September 2016, the average electricity rate in Cambridge (Massachusetts) of 19.69¢/kWh -- a difference of about +53% from the United States average of 12.87¢/kWh that month.[1]

Cambridge Electricity Statistics

Cambridge Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Cambridge, MA in September 2017 were 20.43¢/kWh -- an estimated 54 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: Cambridge versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Cambridge, MA Solar Energy

Solar: Cambridge vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Cambridge (measured on a monthly basis) is 30 percent lower than an area of the U.S. (Nevada) with historically high levels of solar radiation.[2]

Solar Power Output in Cambridge

August is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Cambridge -- averaging an estimated 573 kWhac. December typically has the lowest output (320 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Cambridge vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in Cambridge (measured monthly) is 23 percent higher than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

Cambridge Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Cambridge, MA

The average monthly solar radiation level in Cambridge, MA is 4.59 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 Cambridge, MA

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Cambridge, MA is 5696 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Cambridge.[2]

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

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes

Cambridge, MA Natural Gas Rates

September 2017

In the most recent month of natural gas data, September 2017, Cambridge's average rate of 15.42$/Mcf -- a difference of about -9% from the U.S. average of 17.01$/Mcf that month.[3]

Cambridge Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Cambridge (MA), natural gas rates increased about 3 percent -- from 14.97$/Mcf (September 2016) to 15.42$/Mcf (September 2017).[3]

September 2016

In September 2016, the average electricity rate in Cambridge (Massachusetts) of 14.97$/Mcf -- a difference of about -11% from the United States average of 16.78$/Mcf that month.[3]

Cambridge Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Cambridge

Average natural gas rates in Cambridge, MA in September 2017 were 15.42$/Mcf -- an estimated 9 percent less than that month's average U.S. rate of 17.01$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Cambridge versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Cambridge

Electric Companies in Cambridge

Electric companies providing service in or near Cambridge, MA.

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Gas Companies in Cambridge

Gas companies that offer service in or near Cambridge, MA.


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Solar Contractors in Cambridge

Builders that specialize in solar energy in or near Cambridge, MA.

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Massachusetts Energy News

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More information about Cambridge

About Cambridge

Cambridge (MA) is a city in Middlesex County with an estimated population of 105,162.[4]

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Cambridge, MA Energy

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