E-WisdomE-Wisdom

Grandfather, NC Energy

Grandfather Electricity Rates

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

Grandfather Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in Grandfather, NC is an estimated 23 percent higher than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

Grandfather Natural Gas Rates

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

Energy in Grandfather, NC

Energy in Grandfather, NC

Grandfather, NC Electricity Rates

February 2018

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

Grandfather Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Grandfather (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 Grandfather (North Carolina) of 11.14¢/kWh -- a difference of about -13% from the United States average of 12.78¢/kWh that month.[1]

Grandfather Electricity Statistics

Grandfather Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Grandfather, 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: Grandfather versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Grandfather, NC Solar Energy

Solar: Grandfather vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Grandfather (measured on a monthly basis) is 31 percent lower than an area of the U.S. (Nevada) with historically high levels of solar radiation.[2]

Solar Power Output in Grandfather

May is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Grandfather -- averaging an estimated 541 kWhac. January typically has the lowest output (334 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Grandfather vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in Grandfather (measured monthly) is 23 percent higher than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

Grandfather Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Grandfather, NC

The average monthly solar radiation level in Grandfather, NC is 4.58 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 Grandfather, NC

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Grandfather, NC is 5475 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Grandfather.[2]

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

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes

Grandfather, NC Natural Gas Rates

February 2018

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

Grandfather Natural Gas, Year Over Year

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

Grandfather Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Grandfather

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

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

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

Energy Companies in Grandfather

Electric Companies in Grandfather

Electric companies providing service in or near Grandfather, NC.

Sorry, no local electric companies found.

Our search for electric companies located in Grandfather produced no matches.

Gas Companies in Grandfather

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


Sorry, no local gas companies were found.

Our search for gas companies located in Grandfather produced no matches.

Solar Contractors in Grandfather

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

Sorry, no local solar contractors were found.

Our search for solar contractors located in or near Grandfather produced no matches.

North Carolina Energy News

Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania leading the charge away from coal

Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania leading the charge away from coalWhile coal consumption as an electricity source dropped in almost every U.S. state from 2007 to 2015, IN, OH & PA saw the largest decreases.
Read More

The next big thing in electricity: Pig poop?

The next big thing in electricity: Pig poop?Duke Energy will purchase pig poop from a facility in eastern North Carolina, which it will use to ultimately generate electricity at multiple power plants in the state.
Read More

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.
Read More

More information about Grandfather

About Grandfather

Grandfather (NC) is a village in Avery County with an estimated population of 25.[4]

E-Wisdom Newsletter

Subscribe to get the latest on energy delivered to your inbox, once per week.

Grandfather, NC Energy

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

Other North Carolina Cities

References