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Salem Electricity Rates

^ Salem, OR electricity rates recently averaged 10.51¢/kWh -- an estimated 19 percent less than the average national rate. [More]

Salem Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in Salem, OR is an estimated 12 percent higher than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

Salem Natural Gas Rates

^ Salem, OR natural gas rates recently averaged 9.79$/Mcf -- an estimated 3 percent less than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Salem, OR

Energy in Salem, OR

Salem, OR Electricity Rates

March 2017

In the most recent month of electricity data, March 2017, Salem's average rate of 10.51¢/kWh -- a difference of about -19% from the U.S. average of 12.90¢/kWh that month.[1]

Salem Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Salem (OR), electricity rates increased an estimated 1 percent -- from 10.42¢/kWh (March 2016) to 10.51¢/kWh (March 2017).[1]

March 2016

In March 2016, the average electricity rate in Salem (Oregon) of 10.42¢/kWh -- a difference of about -17% from the United States average of 12.57¢/kWh that month.[1]

Salem Electricity Statistics

Salem Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Salem, OR in March 2017 were 10.51¢/kWh -- an estimated 19 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: Salem versus U.S. Averages

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

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Salem, OR Solar Energy

Solar: Salem vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Salem (measured on a monthly basis) is 37 percent lower than an area of the U.S. (Nevada) with historically high levels of solar radiation.[2]

Solar Power Output in Salem

July is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Salem -- averaging an estimated 643 kWhac. January typically has the lowest output (173 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Salem vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in Salem (measured monthly) is 12 percent higher than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

Salem Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Salem, OR

The average monthly solar radiation level in Salem, OR is 4.16 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 Salem, OR

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Salem, OR is 5085 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Salem.[2]

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

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes

Salem, OR Natural Gas Rates

February 2017

In the most recent month of natural gas data, February 2017, Salem's average rate of 9.79$/Mcf -- a difference of about -3% from the U.S. average of 10.05$/Mcf that month.[3]

Salem Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Salem (OR), natural gas rates decreased about 18 percent -- from 11.91$/Mcf (February 2016) to 9.79$/Mcf (February 2017).[3]

February 2016

In February 2016, the average electricity rate in Salem (Oregon) of 11.91$/Mcf -- a difference of about +42% from the United States average of 8.39$/Mcf that month.[3]

Salem Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Salem

Average natural gas rates in Salem, OR in February 2017 were 9.79$/Mcf -- an estimated 3 percent less than that month's average U.S. rate of 10.05$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Salem versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Salem

Electric Companies in Salem

Electric companies providing service in or near Salem, OR.

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Gas Companies in Salem

Gas companies that offer service in or near Salem, OR.


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Solar Contractors in Salem

Builders that specialize in solar energy in or near Salem, OR.

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Oregon Energy News

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More information about Salem

About Salem

Salem (OR) is a city in Marion County with an estimated population of 154,637.[4]

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Salem, OR Energy

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