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Wilkes Barre, PA Energy

Wilkes Barre Electricity Rates

^ Wilkes Barre, PA electricity rates recently averaged 13.96¢/kWh -- an estimated 6 percent more than the average national rate. [More]

Wilkes Barre Solar Energy

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

Wilkes Barre Natural Gas Rates

^ Wilkes Barre, PA natural gas rates recently averaged 19.76$/Mcf -- an estimated 11 percent more than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Wilkes Barre, PA

Energy in Wilkes Barre, PA

Wilkes Barre, PA Electricity Rates

July 2018

In the most recent month of electricity data, July 2018, Wilkes Barre's average rate of 13.96¢/kWh -- a difference of about +6% from the U.S. average of 13.12¢/kWh that month.[1]

Wilkes Barre Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Wilkes Barre (PA), electricity rates decreased an estimated 2 percent -- from 14.31¢/kWh (July 2017) to 13.96¢/kWh (July 2018).[1]

July 2017

In July 2017, the average electricity rate in Wilkes Barre (Pennsylvania) of 14.31¢/kWh -- a difference of about +9% from the United States average of 13.11¢/kWh that month.[1]

Wilkes Barre Electricity Statistics

Wilkes Barre Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Wilkes Barre, PA in July 2018 were 13.96¢/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: Wilkes Barre versus U.S. Averages

Comparison of Wilkes Barre electricity rates versus national average rates. [1]

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

Wilkes Barre, PA Solar Energy

Solar: Wilkes Barre vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Wilkes Barre (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 Wilkes Barre

May is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Wilkes Barre -- averaging an estimated 560 kWhac. December typically has the lowest output (252 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Wilkes Barre vs. Washington

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

Wilkes Barre Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Wilkes Barre, PA

The average monthly solar radiation level in Wilkes Barre, PA 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 Wilkes Barre, PA

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Wilkes Barre, PA is 5144 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Wilkes Barre.[2]

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

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Wilkes Barre, PA Natural Gas Rates

July 2018

In the most recent month of natural gas data, July 2018, Wilkes Barre's average rate of 19.76$/Mcf -- a difference of about +11% from the U.S. average of 17.88$/Mcf that month.[3]

Wilkes Barre Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Wilkes Barre (PA), natural gas rates increased about 2 percent -- from 19.34$/Mcf (July 2017) to 19.76$/Mcf (July 2018).[3]

July 2017

In July 2017, the average electricity rate in Wilkes Barre (Pennsylvania) of 19.34$/Mcf -- a difference of about +8% from the United States average of 17.86$/Mcf that month.[3]

Wilkes Barre Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Wilkes Barre

Average natural gas rates in Wilkes Barre, PA in July 2018 were 19.76$/Mcf -- an estimated 11 percent more than that month's average U.S. rate of 17.88$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Wilkes Barre versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Wilkes Barre

Electric Companies in Wilkes Barre

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Gas Companies in Wilkes Barre

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Solar Contractors in Wilkes Barre

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More information about Wilkes Barre

About Wilkes Barre

Wilkes Barre (PA) is a city in Luzerne County with an estimated population of 41,498.[4]

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