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Reading Electricity Rates

^ Reading, PA electricity rates recently averaged 14.10¢/kWh -- an estimated 9 percent more than the average national rate. [More]

Reading Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in Reading, PA is an estimated 19 percent higher than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

Reading Natural Gas Rates

^ Reading, PA natural gas rates recently averaged 10.71$/Mcf -- an estimated 6 percent more than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Reading, PA

Energy in Reading, PA

Reading, PA Electricity Rates

April 2018

In the most recent month of electricity data, April 2018, Reading's average rate of 14.10¢/kWh -- a difference of about +9% from the U.S. average of 12.89¢/kWh that month.[1]

Reading Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Reading (PA), electricity rates decreased an estimated 2 percent -- from 14.42¢/kWh (April 2017) to 14.10¢/kWh (April 2018).[1]

April 2017

In April 2017, the average electricity rate in Reading (Pennsylvania) of 14.42¢/kWh -- a difference of about +14% from the United States average of 12.69¢/kWh that month.[1]

Reading Electricity Statistics

Reading Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Reading, PA in April 2018 were 14.10¢/kWh -- an estimated 9 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: Reading versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Reading, PA Solar Energy

Solar: Reading vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Reading (measured on a monthly basis) is 33 percent lower than an area of the U.S. (Nevada) with historically high levels of solar radiation.[2]

Solar Power Output in Reading

July is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Reading -- averaging an estimated 556 kWhac. November typically has the lowest output (305 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Reading vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in Reading (measured monthly) is 19 percent higher than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

Reading Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Reading, PA

The average monthly solar radiation level in Reading, PA is 4.43 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 Reading, PA

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Reading, PA is 5459 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Reading.[2]

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

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes

Reading, PA Natural Gas Rates

April 2018

In the most recent month of natural gas data, April 2018, Reading's average rate of 10.71$/Mcf -- a difference of about +6% from the U.S. average of 10.12$/Mcf that month.[3]

Reading Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Reading (PA), natural gas rates decreased about 9 percent -- from 11.71$/Mcf (April 2017) to 10.71$/Mcf (April 2018).[3]

April 2017

In April 2017, the average electricity rate in Reading (Pennsylvania) of 11.71$/Mcf -- a difference of about +3% from the United States average of 11.38$/Mcf that month.[3]

Reading Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Reading

Average natural gas rates in Reading, PA in April 2018 were 10.71$/Mcf -- an estimated 6 percent more than that month's average U.S. rate of 10.12$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Reading versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Reading

Electric Companies in Reading

Electric companies providing service in or near Reading, PA.

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Gas Companies in Reading

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


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Solar Contractors in Reading

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

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Pennsylvania Energy News

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Solar energy broke records in 2015

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More information about Reading

About Reading

Reading (PA) is a city in Berks County with an estimated population of 88,082.[4]

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Reading, PA Energy

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

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