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Rapid City, SD Energy

Rapid City Electricity Rates

^ Rapid City, SD electricity rates recently averaged 12.32¢/kWh -- an estimated 7 percent less than the average national rate. [More]

Rapid City Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in Rapid City, SD is an estimated 40 percent higher than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

Rapid City Natural Gas Rates

^ Rapid City, SD natural gas rates recently averaged 9.91$/Mcf -- an estimated 36 percent less than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Rapid City, SD

Energy in Rapid City, SD

Rapid City, SD Electricity Rates

July 2020

In the most recent month of electricity data, July 2020, Rapid City's average rate of 12.32¢/kWh -- a difference of about -7% from the U.S. average of 13.26¢/kWh that month.[1]

Rapid City Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Rapid City (SD), electricity rates increased an estimated 0 percent -- from 12.26¢/kWh (July 2019) to 12.32¢/kWh (July 2020).[1]

July 2019

In July 2019, the average electricity rate in Rapid City (South Dakota) of 12.26¢/kWh -- a difference of about -8% from the United States average of 13.29¢/kWh that month.[1]

Rapid City Electricity Statistics

Rapid City Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Rapid City, SD in July 2020 were 12.32¢/kWh -- an estimated 7 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: Rapid City versus U.S. Averages

Comparison of Rapid City electricity rates versus national average rates. [1]

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

Rapid City, SD Solar Energy

Solar: Rapid City vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Rapid City (measured on a monthly basis) is 21 percent lower than an area of the U.S. (Nevada) with historically high levels of solar radiation.[2]

Solar Power Output in Rapid City

July is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Rapid City -- averaging an estimated 648 kWhac. December typically has the lowest output (374 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Rapid City vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in Rapid City (measured monthly) is 40 percent higher than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

Rapid City Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Rapid City, SD

The average monthly solar radiation level in Rapid City, SD is 5.21 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 Rapid City, SD

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Rapid City, SD is 6416 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Rapid City.[2]

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

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Rapid City, SD Natural Gas Rates

June 2020

In the most recent month of natural gas data, June 2020, Rapid City's average rate of 9.91$/Mcf -- a difference of about -36% from the U.S. average of 15.37$/Mcf that month.[3]

Rapid City Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Rapid City (SD), natural gas rates increased about 2 percent -- from 9.70$/Mcf (June 2019) to 9.91$/Mcf (June 2020).[3]

June 2019

In June 2019, the average electricity rate in Rapid City (South Dakota) of 9.70$/Mcf -- a difference of about -38% from the United States average of 15.72$/Mcf that month.[3]

Rapid City Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Rapid City

Average natural gas rates in Rapid City, SD in June 2020 were 9.91$/Mcf -- an estimated 36 percent less than that month's average U.S. rate of 15.37$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Rapid City versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Rapid City

Electric Companies in Rapid City

Electric companies providing service in or near Rapid City, SD.

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    Gas Companies in Rapid City

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      Solar Contractors in Rapid City

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        More information about Rapid City

        About Rapid City

        Rapid City (SD) is a city in Pennington County with an estimated population of 67,956.[4]

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