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Bessemer City, NC Energy

Bessemer City Electricity Rates

^ Bessemer City, NC electricity rates recently averaged 11.44¢/kWh -- an estimated 9 percent less than the average national rate. [More]

Bessemer City Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in Bessemer City, NC is an estimated 36 percent higher than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

Bessemer City Natural Gas Rates

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

Energy in Bessemer City, NC

Energy in Bessemer City, NC

Bessemer City, NC Electricity Rates

February 2018

In the most recent month of electricity data, February 2018, Bessemer City's average rate of 11.44¢/kWh -- a difference of about -9% from the U.S. average of 12.62¢/kWh that month.[1]

Bessemer City Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Bessemer City (NC), electricity rates increased an estimated 3 percent -- from 11.14¢/kWh (February 2017) to 11.44¢/kWh (February 2018).[1]

February 2017

In February 2017, the average electricity rate in Bessemer City (North Carolina) of 11.14¢/kWh -- a difference of about -13% from the United States average of 12.78¢/kWh that month.[1]

Bessemer City Electricity Statistics

Bessemer City Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Bessemer City, NC in February 2018 were 11.44¢/kWh -- an estimated 9 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: Bessemer City versus U.S. Averages

Comparison of Bessemer City electricity rates versus national average rates. [1]

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Bessemer City, NC Solar Energy

Solar: Bessemer City vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Bessemer City (measured on a monthly basis) is 23 percent lower than an area of the U.S. (Nevada) with historically high levels of solar radiation.[2]

Solar Power Output in Bessemer City

April is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Bessemer City -- averaging an estimated 571 kWhac. December typically has the lowest output (410 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Bessemer City vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in Bessemer City (measured monthly) is 36 percent higher than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

Bessemer City Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Bessemer City, NC

The average monthly solar radiation level in Bessemer City, NC is 5.07 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 Bessemer City, NC

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Bessemer City, NC is 6039 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Bessemer City.[2]

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

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Bessemer City, NC Natural Gas Rates

February 2018

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

Bessemer City Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Bessemer City (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 Bessemer City (North Carolina) of 13.85$/Mcf -- a difference of about +38% from the United States average of 10.07$/Mcf that month.[3]

Bessemer City Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Bessemer City

Average natural gas rates in Bessemer City, 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: Bessemer City versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Bessemer City

Electric Companies in Bessemer City

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Gas Companies in Bessemer City

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Solar Contractors in Bessemer City

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More information about Bessemer City

About Bessemer City

Bessemer City (NC) is a city in Gaston County with an estimated population of 5,340.[4]

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