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Reno Electricity Rates

^ Reno, NV electricity rates recently averaged 11.77¢/kWh -- an estimated 11 percent less than the average national rate. [More]

Reno Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in Reno, NV is an estimated 59 percent higher than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

Reno Natural Gas Rates

^ Reno, NV natural gas rates recently averaged 14.10$/Mcf -- an estimated 22 percent less than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Reno, NV

Energy in Reno, NV

Reno, NV Electricity Rates

August 2017

In the most recent month of electricity data, August 2017, Reno's average rate of 11.77¢/kWh -- a difference of about -11% from the U.S. average of 13.19¢/kWh that month.[1]

Reno Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Reno (NV), electricity rates increased an estimated 9 percent -- from 10.83¢/kWh (August 2016) to 11.77¢/kWh (August 2017).[1]

August 2016

In August 2016, the average electricity rate in Reno (Nevada) of 10.83¢/kWh -- a difference of about -16% from the United States average of 12.90¢/kWh that month.[1]

Reno Electricity Statistics

Reno Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Reno, NV in August 2017 were 11.77¢/kWh -- an estimated 11 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: Reno versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Reno, NV Solar Energy

Solar: Reno vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Reno (measured on a monthly basis) is 10 percent lower than an area of the U.S. (Nevada) with historically high levels of solar radiation.[2]

Solar Power Output in Reno

August is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Reno -- averaging an estimated 701 kWhac. January typically has the lowest output (418 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Reno vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in Reno (measured monthly) is 59 percent higher than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

Reno Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Reno, NV

The average monthly solar radiation level in Reno, NV is 5.93 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 Reno, NV

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Reno, NV is 7040 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Reno.[2]

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

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Reno, NV Natural Gas Rates

August 2017

In the most recent month of natural gas data, August 2017, Reno's average rate of 14.10$/Mcf -- a difference of about -22% from the U.S. average of 18.09$/Mcf that month.[3]

Reno Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Reno (NV), natural gas rates decreased about 2 percent -- from 14.42$/Mcf (August 2016) to 14.10$/Mcf (August 2017).[3]

August 2016

In August 2016, the average electricity rate in Reno (Nevada) of 14.42$/Mcf -- a difference of about -18% from the United States average of 17.60$/Mcf that month.[3]

Reno Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Reno

Average natural gas rates in Reno, NV in August 2017 were 14.10$/Mcf -- an estimated 22 percent less than that month's average U.S. rate of 18.09$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Reno versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Reno

Electric Companies in Reno

Electric companies providing service in or near Reno, NV.

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Gas Companies in Reno

Gas companies that offer service in or near Reno, NV.


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Solar Contractors in Reno

Builders that specialize in solar energy in or near Reno, NV.

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Nevada Energy News

Wind, solar combine to make up two-thirds of new energy …

Wind, solar combine to make up two-thirds of new energy … Nearly all new electricity generation in the United States originated from one of three sources in 2015 – wind energy, solar energy or natural gas.
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Solar energy broke records in 2015

Solar energy broke records in 2015Last year was a record-breaking one for solar power generation in the U.S., and 2016 looks to have an even brighter future, the SEIA said.
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Natural gas will produce more electricity than coal in 2016

Natural gas will produce more electricity than coal in 2016For the first time ever, natural gas is expected to surpass coal as an electricity generating source in the United States.
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More information about Reno

About Reno

Reno (NV) is a city in Washoe County with an estimated population of 225,221.[4]

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Reno, NV Energy

For more information on energy in Reno, NV, or for additional resources regarding Reno energy, visit the EIA.

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