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Raleigh Electricity Rates

^ Raleigh, NC electricity rates recently averaged 11.49¢/kWh -- an estimated 14 percent less than the average national rate. [More]

Raleigh Solar Energy

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

Raleigh Natural Gas Rates

^ Raleigh, NC natural gas rates recently averaged 0.00$/Mcf -- an estimated 100 percent less than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Raleigh, NC

Energy in Raleigh, NC

Raleigh, NC Electricity Rates

August 2018

In the most recent month of electricity data, August 2018, Raleigh's average rate of 11.49¢/kWh -- a difference of about -14% from the U.S. average of 13.30¢/kWh that month.[1]

Raleigh Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Raleigh (NC), electricity rates increased an estimated 3 percent -- from 11.18¢/kWh (August 2017) to 11.49¢/kWh (August 2018).[1]

August 2017

In August 2017, the average electricity rate in Raleigh (North Carolina) of 11.18¢/kWh -- a difference of about -15% from the United States average of 13.15¢/kWh that month.[1]

Raleigh Electricity Statistics

Raleigh Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Raleigh, NC in August 2018 were 11.49¢/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: Raleigh versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Raleigh, NC Solar Energy

Solar: Raleigh vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Raleigh (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 Raleigh

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

Solar: Raleigh vs. Washington

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

Raleigh Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Raleigh, NC

The average monthly solar radiation level in Raleigh, 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 Raleigh, NC

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

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

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes

Raleigh, NC Natural Gas Rates

August 2018

In the most recent month of natural gas data, August 2018, Raleigh's average rate of 0.00$/Mcf -- a difference of about -100% from the U.S. average of 18.63$/Mcf that month.[3]

Raleigh Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Raleigh (NC), natural gas rates decreased about 100 percent -- from 23.14$/Mcf (August 2017) to 0.00$/Mcf (August 2018).[3]

August 2017

In August 2017, the average electricity rate in Raleigh (North Carolina) of 23.14$/Mcf -- a difference of about +27% from the United States average of 18.22$/Mcf that month.[3]

Raleigh Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Raleigh

Average natural gas rates in Raleigh, NC in July 2018 were 0.00$/Mcf -- an estimated 100 percent less than that month's average U.S. rate of 18.63$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Raleigh versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Raleigh

Electric Companies in Raleigh

Electric companies providing service in or near Raleigh, NC.

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Gas Companies in Raleigh

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


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Solar Contractors in Raleigh

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

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North Carolina Energy News

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Solar power continues its upward trend in the U.S.

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More information about Raleigh

About Raleigh

Raleigh (NC) is a city in Wake County with an estimated population of 403,892.[4]

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Raleigh, NC Energy

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