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Portales Electricity Rates

^ Portales, NM electricity rates recently averaged 12.83¢/kWh -- an estimated 1 percent less than the average national rate. [More]

Portales Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in Portales, NM is an estimated 63 percent higher than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

Portales Natural Gas Rates

^ Portales, NM natural gas rates recently averaged 8.85$/Mcf -- an estimated 22 percent less than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Portales, NM

Energy in Portales, NM

Portales, NM Electricity Rates

May 2017

In the most recent month of electricity data, May 2017, Portales's average rate of 12.83¢/kWh -- a difference of about -1% from the U.S. average of 13.02¢/kWh that month.[1]

Portales Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Portales (NM), electricity rates increased an estimated 13 percent -- from 11.35¢/kWh (May 2016) to 12.83¢/kWh (May 2017).[1]

May 2016

In May 2016, the average electricity rate in Portales (New Mexico) of 11.35¢/kWh -- a difference of about -11% from the United States average of 12.79¢/kWh that month.[1]

Portales Electricity Statistics

Portales Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Portales, NM in May 2017 were 12.83¢/kWh -- an estimated 1 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: Portales versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Portales, NM Solar Energy

Solar: Portales vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Portales (measured on a monthly basis) is 8 percent lower than an area of the U.S. (Nevada) with historically high levels of solar radiation.[2]

Solar Power Output in Portales

April is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Portales -- averaging an estimated 645 kWhac. February typically has the lowest output (540 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Portales vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in Portales (measured monthly) is 63 percent higher than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

Portales Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Portales, NM

The average monthly solar radiation level in Portales, NM is 6.07 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 Portales, NM

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Portales, NM is 7204 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Portales.[2]

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

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Portales, NM Natural Gas Rates

April 2017

In the most recent month of natural gas data, April 2017, Portales's average rate of 8.85$/Mcf -- a difference of about -22% from the U.S. average of 11.38$/Mcf that month.[3]

Portales Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Portales (NM), natural gas rates increased about 18 percent -- from 7.48$/Mcf (April 2016) to 8.85$/Mcf (April 2017).[3]

April 2016

In April 2016, the average electricity rate in Portales (New Mexico) of 7.48$/Mcf -- a difference of about -22% from the United States average of 9.65$/Mcf that month.[3]

Portales Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Portales

Average natural gas rates in Portales, NM in April 2017 were 8.85$/Mcf -- an estimated 22 percent less than that month's average U.S. rate of 11.38$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Portales versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Portales

Electric Companies in Portales

Electric companies providing service in or near Portales, NM.

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Gas Companies in Portales

Gas companies that offer service in or near Portales, NM.


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Solar Contractors in Portales

Builders that specialize in solar energy in or near Portales, NM.

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More information about Portales

About Portales

Portales (NM) is a city in Roosevelt County with an estimated population of 12,280.[4]

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Portales, NM Energy

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