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Columbus Electricity Rates

^ Columbus, OH electricity rates recently averaged 12.67¢/kWh -- an estimated 5 percent less than the average national rate. [More]

Columbus Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in Columbus, OH is an estimated 14 percent higher than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

Columbus Natural Gas Rates

^ Columbus, OH natural gas rates recently averaged 27.80$/Mcf -- an estimated 49 percent more than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Columbus, OH

Energy in Columbus, OH

Columbus, OH Electricity Rates

August 2018

In the most recent month of electricity data, August 2018, Columbus's average rate of 12.67¢/kWh -- a difference of about -5% from the U.S. average of 13.30¢/kWh that month.[1]

Columbus Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Columbus (OH), electricity rates decreased an estimated 2 percent -- from 12.87¢/kWh (August 2017) to 12.67¢/kWh (August 2018).[1]

August 2017

In August 2017, the average electricity rate in Columbus (Ohio) of 12.87¢/kWh -- a difference of about -2% from the United States average of 13.15¢/kWh that month.[1]

Columbus Electricity Statistics

Columbus Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Columbus, OH in August 2018 were 12.67¢/kWh -- an estimated 5 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: Columbus versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Columbus, OH Solar Energy

Solar: Columbus vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Columbus (measured on a monthly basis) is 36 percent lower than an area of the U.S. (Nevada) with historically high levels of solar radiation.[2]

Solar Power Output in Columbus

August is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Columbus -- averaging an estimated 554 kWhac. December typically has the lowest output (243 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Columbus vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in Columbus (measured monthly) is 14 percent higher than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

Columbus Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Columbus, OH

The average monthly solar radiation level in Columbus, OH is 4.25 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 Columbus, OH

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Columbus, OH is 5195 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Columbus.[2]

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

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes

Columbus, OH Natural Gas Rates

August 2018

In the most recent month of natural gas data, August 2018, Columbus's average rate of 27.80$/Mcf -- a difference of about +49% from the U.S. average of 18.63$/Mcf that month.[3]

Columbus Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Columbus (OH), natural gas rates increased about 2 percent -- from 27.28$/Mcf (August 2017) to 27.80$/Mcf (August 2018).[3]

August 2017

In August 2017, the average electricity rate in Columbus (Ohio) of 27.28$/Mcf -- a difference of about +50% from the United States average of 18.22$/Mcf that month.[3]

Columbus Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Columbus

Average natural gas rates in Columbus, OH in August 2018 were 27.80$/Mcf -- an estimated 49 percent more than that month's average U.S. rate of 18.63$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Columbus versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Columbus

Electric Companies in Columbus

Electric companies providing service in or near Columbus, OH.

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Gas Companies in Columbus

Gas companies that offer service in or near Columbus, OH.


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Solar Contractors in Columbus

Builders that specialize in solar energy in or near Columbus, OH.

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More information about Columbus

About Columbus

Columbus (OH) is a city in Franklin County with an estimated population of 787,033.[4]

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Columbus, OH Energy

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