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Plato Electricity Rates

^ Plato, MN electricity rates recently averaged 13.77¢/kWh -- an estimated 5 percent more than the average national rate. [More]

Plato Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in Plato, MN is an estimated 26 percent higher than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

Plato Natural Gas Rates

^ Plato, MN natural gas rates recently averaged 7.77$/Mcf -- an estimated 43 percent less than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Plato, MN

Energy in Plato, MN

Plato, MN Electricity Rates

May 2018

In the most recent month of electricity data, May 2018, Plato's average rate of 13.77¢/kWh -- a difference of about +5% from the U.S. average of 13.15¢/kWh that month.[1]

Plato Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Plato (MN), electricity rates increased an estimated 3 percent -- from 13.37¢/kWh (May 2017) to 13.77¢/kWh (May 2018).[1]

May 2017

In May 2017, the average electricity rate in Plato (Minnesota) of 13.37¢/kWh -- a difference of about +3% from the United States average of 13.01¢/kWh that month.[1]

Plato Electricity Statistics

Plato Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Plato, MN in May 2018 were 13.77¢/kWh -- an estimated 5 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: Plato versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Plato, MN Solar Energy

Solar: Plato vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Plato (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 Plato

July is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Plato -- averaging an estimated 608 kWhac. November typically has the lowest output (303 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Plato vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in Plato (measured monthly) is 26 percent higher than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

Plato Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Plato, MN

The average monthly solar radiation level in Plato, MN is 4.7 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 Plato, MN

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Plato, MN is 5848 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Plato.[2]

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

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Plato, MN Natural Gas Rates

May 2018

In the most recent month of natural gas data, May 2018, Plato's average rate of 0.00$/Mcf -- a difference of about -100% from the U.S. average of 13.67$/Mcf that month.[3]

Plato Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Plato (MN), natural gas rates decreased about 100 percent -- from 9.79$/Mcf (May 2017) to 0.00$/Mcf (May 2018).[3]

May 2017

In May 2017, the average electricity rate in Plato (Minnesota) of 9.79$/Mcf -- a difference of about -27% from the United States average of 13.32$/Mcf that month.[3]

Plato Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Plato

Average natural gas rates in Plato, MN in April 2018 were 7.77$/Mcf -- an estimated 43 percent less than that month's average U.S. rate of 13.67$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Plato versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Plato

Electric Companies in Plato

Electric companies providing service in or near Plato, MN.

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Gas Companies in Plato

Gas companies that offer service in or near Plato, MN.


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Solar Contractors in Plato

Builders that specialize in solar energy in or near Plato, MN.

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More information about Plato

About Plato

Plato (MN) is a city in McLeod County with an estimated population of 320.[4]

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Plato, MN Energy

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