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Salem Electricity Rates

^ Salem, SC electricity rates recently averaged 12.99¢/kWh -- an estimated 0 percent less than the average national rate. [More]

Salem Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in Salem, SC is an estimated 36 percent higher than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

Salem Natural Gas Rates

^ Salem, SC natural gas rates recently averaged 22.19$/Mcf -- an estimated 68 percent more than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Salem, SC

Energy in Salem, SC

Salem, SC Electricity Rates

May 2017

In the most recent month of electricity data, May 2017, Salem's average rate of 12.99¢/kWh -- a difference of about -0% from the U.S. average of 13.02¢/kWh that month.[1]

Salem Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Salem (SC), electricity rates increased an estimated 4 percent -- from 12.54¢/kWh (May 2016) to 12.99¢/kWh (May 2017).[1]

May 2016

In May 2016, the average electricity rate in Salem (South Carolina) of 12.54¢/kWh -- a difference of about -2% from the United States average of 12.79¢/kWh that month.[1]

Salem Electricity Statistics

Salem Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Salem, SC in May 2017 were 12.99¢/kWh -- an estimated 0 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]

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

Salem, SC Solar Energy

Solar: Salem vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Salem (measured on a monthly basis) is 23 percent lower than an area of the U.S. (Nevada) with historically high levels of solar radiation.[2]

Solar Power Output in Salem

April is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Salem -- averaging an estimated 581 kWhac. January typically has the lowest output (416 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Salem vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in Salem (measured monthly) is 36 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, SC

The average monthly solar radiation level in Salem, SC is 5.09 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, SC

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Salem, SC is 6035 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, SC Natural Gas Rates

May 2017

In the most recent month of natural gas data, May 2017, Salem's average rate of 22.19$/Mcf -- a difference of about +68% from the U.S. average of 13.21$/Mcf that month.[3]

Salem Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Salem (SC), natural gas rates increased about 19 percent -- from 18.70$/Mcf (May 2016) to 22.19$/Mcf (May 2017).[3]

May 2016

In May 2016, the average electricity rate in Salem (South Carolina) of 18.70$/Mcf -- a difference of about +61% from the United States average of 11.63$/Mcf that month.[3]

Salem Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Salem

Average natural gas rates in Salem, SC in May 2017 were 22.19$/Mcf -- an estimated 68 percent more than that month's average U.S. rate of 13.21$/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, SC.

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Gas Companies in Salem

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


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Solar Contractors in Salem

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

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South Carolina Energy News

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Solar energy broke records in 2015

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Natural gas will produce more electricity than coal in 2016

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More information about Salem

About Salem

Salem (SC) is a town in Oconee County with an estimated population of 135.[4]

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Salem, SC Energy

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