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Salem Electricity Rates

^ Salem, MA electricity rates recently averaged 22.27¢/kWh -- an estimated 69 percent more than the average national rate. [More]

Salem Solar Energy

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

Salem Natural Gas Rates

^ Salem, MA natural gas rates recently averaged 13.64$/Mcf -- an estimated 15 percent more than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Salem, MA

Energy in Salem, MA

Salem, MA Electricity Rates

May 2020

In the most recent month of electricity data, May 2020, Salem's average rate of 22.27¢/kWh -- a difference of about +69% from the U.S. average of 13.14¢/kWh that month.[1]

Salem Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Salem (MA), electricity rates decreased an estimated 0 percent -- from 22.31¢/kWh (May 2019) to 22.27¢/kWh (May 2020).[1]

May 2019

In May 2019, the average electricity rate in Salem (Massachusetts) of 22.31¢/kWh -- a difference of about +67% from the United States average of 13.34¢/kWh that month.[1]

Salem Electricity Statistics

Salem Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Salem, MA in May 2020 were 22.27¢/kWh -- an estimated 69 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: Salem versus U.S. Averages

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

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Salem, MA Solar Energy

Solar: Salem vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Salem (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 Salem

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

Solar: Salem vs. Washington

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

Salem Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Salem, MA

The average monthly solar radiation level in Salem, 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 Salem, MA

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

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

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes

Salem, MA Natural Gas Rates

May 2020

In the most recent month of natural gas data, May 2020, Salem's average rate of 13.64$/Mcf -- a difference of about +15% from the U.S. average of 11.85$/Mcf that month.[3]

Salem Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Salem (MA), natural gas rates decreased about 8 percent -- from 14.80$/Mcf (May 2019) to 13.64$/Mcf (May 2020).[3]

May 2019

In May 2019, the average electricity rate in Salem (Massachusetts) of 14.80$/Mcf -- a difference of about +15% from the United States average of 12.88$/Mcf that month.[3]

Salem Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Salem

Average natural gas rates in Salem, MA in May 2020 were 13.64$/Mcf -- an estimated 15 percent more than that month's average U.S. rate of 11.85$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Salem versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Salem

Electric Companies in Salem

Electric companies providing service in or near Salem, MA.

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    Gas Companies in Salem

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


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      Solar Contractors in Salem

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

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        More information about Salem

        About Salem

        Salem (MA) is a city in Essex County with an estimated population of 41,340.[4]

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