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Rochester Electricity Rates

^ Rochester, NY electricity rates recently averaged 19.38¢/kWh -- an estimated 48 percent more than the average national rate. [More]

Rochester Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in Rochester, NY is an estimated 9 percent higher than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

Rochester Natural Gas Rates

^ Rochester, NY natural gas rates recently averaged 20.11$/Mcf -- an estimated 12 percent more than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Rochester, NY

Energy in Rochester, NY

Rochester, NY Electricity Rates

July 2018

In the most recent month of electricity data, July 2018, Rochester's average rate of 19.38¢/kWh -- a difference of about +48% from the U.S. average of 13.12¢/kWh that month.[1]

Rochester Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Rochester (NY), electricity rates increased an estimated 3 percent -- from 18.81¢/kWh (July 2017) to 19.38¢/kWh (July 2018).[1]

July 2017

In July 2017, the average electricity rate in Rochester (New York) of 18.81¢/kWh -- a difference of about +43% from the United States average of 13.11¢/kWh that month.[1]

Rochester Electricity Statistics

Rochester Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Rochester, NY in July 2018 were 19.38¢/kWh -- an estimated 48 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: Rochester versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Rochester, NY Solar Energy

Solar: Rochester vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Rochester (measured on a monthly basis) is 38 percent lower than an area of the U.S. (Nevada) with historically high levels of solar radiation.[2]

Solar Power Output in Rochester

July is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Rochester -- averaging an estimated 563 kWhac. December typically has the lowest output (210 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Rochester vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in Rochester (measured monthly) is 9 percent higher than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

Rochester Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Rochester, NY

The average monthly solar radiation level in Rochester, NY is 4.07 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 Rochester, NY

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Rochester, NY is 5045 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Rochester.[2]

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

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes

Rochester, NY Natural Gas Rates

July 2018

In the most recent month of natural gas data, July 2018, Rochester's average rate of 20.11$/Mcf -- a difference of about +12% from the U.S. average of 17.88$/Mcf that month.[3]

Rochester Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Rochester (NY), natural gas rates increased about 5 percent -- from 19.13$/Mcf (July 2017) to 20.11$/Mcf (July 2018).[3]

July 2017

In July 2017, the average electricity rate in Rochester (New York) of 19.13$/Mcf -- a difference of about +7% from the United States average of 17.86$/Mcf that month.[3]

Rochester Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Rochester

Average natural gas rates in Rochester, NY in July 2018 were 20.11$/Mcf -- an estimated 12 percent more than that month's average U.S. rate of 17.88$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Rochester versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Rochester

Electric Companies in Rochester

Electric companies providing service in or near Rochester, NY.

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Gas Companies in Rochester

Gas companies that offer service in or near Rochester, NY.


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Solar Contractors in Rochester

Builders that specialize in solar energy in or near Rochester, NY.

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More information about Rochester

About Rochester

Rochester (NY) is a city in Monroe County with an estimated population of 210,565.[4]

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Rochester, NY Energy

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