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Benson Electricity Rates

^ Benson, NC electricity rates recently averaged 11.17¢/kWh -- an estimated 14 percent less than the average national rate. [More]

Benson Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in Benson, NC is an estimated 35 percent higher than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

Benson Natural Gas Rates

^ Benson, NC natural gas rates recently averaged 13.51$/Mcf -- an estimated 40 percent more than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Benson, NC

Energy in Benson, NC

Benson, NC Electricity Rates

March 2018

In the most recent month of electricity data, March 2018, Benson's average rate of 11.17¢/kWh -- a difference of about -14% from the U.S. average of 12.99¢/kWh that month.[1]

Benson Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Benson (NC), electricity rates increased an estimated 2 percent -- from 10.99¢/kWh (March 2017) to 11.17¢/kWh (March 2018).[1]

March 2017

In March 2017, the average electricity rate in Benson (North Carolina) of 10.99¢/kWh -- a difference of about -15% from the United States average of 12.89¢/kWh that month.[1]

Benson Electricity Statistics

Benson Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Benson, NC in March 2018 were 11.17¢/kWh -- an estimated 14 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: Benson versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Benson, NC Solar Energy

Solar: Benson vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Benson (measured on a monthly basis) is 24 percent lower than an area of the U.S. (Nevada) with historically high levels of solar radiation.[2]

Solar Power Output in Benson

April is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Benson -- averaging an estimated 561 kWhac. December typically has the lowest output (382 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Benson vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in Benson (measured monthly) is 35 percent higher than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

Benson Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Benson, NC

The average monthly solar radiation level in Benson, NC is 5.04 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 Benson, NC

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Benson, NC is 6019 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Benson.[2]

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

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes

Benson, NC Natural Gas Rates

February 2018

In the most recent month of natural gas data, February 2018, Benson's average rate of 13.51$/Mcf -- a difference of about +40% from the U.S. average of 9.65$/Mcf that month.[3]

Benson Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Benson (NC), natural gas rates decreased about 2 percent -- from 13.85$/Mcf (February 2017) to 13.51$/Mcf (February 2018).[3]

February 2017

In February 2017, the average electricity rate in Benson (North Carolina) of 13.85$/Mcf -- a difference of about +38% from the United States average of 10.07$/Mcf that month.[3]

Benson Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Benson

Average natural gas rates in Benson, NC in February 2018 were 13.51$/Mcf -- an estimated 40 percent more than that month's average U.S. rate of 9.65$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Benson versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Benson

Electric Companies in Benson

Electric companies providing service in or near Benson, NC.

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Gas Companies in Benson

Gas companies that offer service in or near Benson, NC.


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Solar Contractors in Benson

Builders that specialize in solar energy in or near Benson, NC.

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North Carolina Energy News

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More information about Benson

About Benson

Benson (NC) is a town in Johnston County with an estimated population of 3,311.[4]

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Benson, NC Energy

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