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Pittsburgh, PA Energy

Pittsburgh Electricity Rates

^ Pittsburgh, PA electricity rates recently averaged 13.76¢/kWh -- an estimated 6 percent more than the average national rate. [More]

Pittsburgh Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in Pittsburgh, PA is an estimated 11 percent higher than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

Pittsburgh Natural Gas Rates

^ Pittsburgh, PA natural gas rates recently averaged 19.34$/Mcf -- an estimated 12 percent more than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Pittsburgh, PA

Energy in Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh, PA Electricity Rates

September 2018

In the most recent month of electricity data, September 2018, Pittsburgh's average rate of 13.76¢/kWh -- a difference of about +6% from the U.S. average of 13.01¢/kWh that month.[1]

Pittsburgh Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Pittsburgh (PA), electricity rates decreased an estimated 5 percent -- from 14.45¢/kWh (September 2017) to 13.76¢/kWh (September 2018).[1]

September 2017

In September 2017, the average electricity rate in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) of 14.45¢/kWh -- a difference of about +9% from the United States average of 13.28¢/kWh that month.[1]

Pittsburgh Electricity Statistics

Pittsburgh Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Pittsburgh, PA in September 2018 were 13.76¢/kWh -- an estimated 6 percent more 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: Pittsburgh versus U.S. Averages

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

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Pittsburgh, PA Solar Energy

Solar: Pittsburgh vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Pittsburgh (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 Pittsburgh

August is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Pittsburgh -- averaging an estimated 541 kWhac. December typically has the lowest output (207 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Pittsburgh vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in Pittsburgh (measured monthly) is 11 percent higher than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

Pittsburgh Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Pittsburgh, PA

The average monthly solar radiation level in Pittsburgh, PA is 4.15 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 Pittsburgh, PA

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Pittsburgh, PA is 5090 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Pittsburgh.[2]

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

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes

Pittsburgh, PA Natural Gas Rates

September 2018

In the most recent month of natural gas data, September 2018, Pittsburgh's average rate of 19.34$/Mcf -- a difference of about +12% from the U.S. average of 17.32$/Mcf that month.[3]

Pittsburgh Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Pittsburgh (PA), natural gas rates increased about 11 percent -- from 17.48$/Mcf (September 2017) to 19.34$/Mcf (September 2018).[3]

September 2017

In September 2017, the average electricity rate in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) of 17.48$/Mcf -- a difference of about +3% from the United States average of 16.92$/Mcf that month.[3]

Pittsburgh Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Pittsburgh

Average natural gas rates in Pittsburgh, PA in September 2018 were 19.34$/Mcf -- an estimated 12 percent more than that month's average U.S. rate of 17.32$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Pittsburgh versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Pittsburgh

Electric Companies in Pittsburgh

Electric companies providing service in or near Pittsburgh, PA.

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Gas Companies in Pittsburgh

Gas companies that offer service in or near Pittsburgh, PA.


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Solar Contractors in Pittsburgh

Builders that specialize in solar energy in or near Pittsburgh, PA.

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Pennsylvania Energy News

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More information about Pittsburgh

About Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh (PA) is a city in Allegheny County with an estimated population of 305,704.[4]

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