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Amherst Electricity Rates

^ Amherst, VA electricity rates recently averaged 11.85¢/kWh -- an estimated 8 percent less than the average national rate. [More]

Amherst Solar Energy

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

Amherst Natural Gas Rates

^ Amherst, VA natural gas rates recently averaged 11.00$/Mcf -- an estimated 9 percent more than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Amherst, VA

Energy in Amherst, VA

Amherst, VA Electricity Rates

April 2018

In the most recent month of electricity data, April 2018, Amherst's average rate of 11.85¢/kWh -- a difference of about -8% from the U.S. average of 12.89¢/kWh that month.[1]

Amherst Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Amherst (VA), electricity rates increased an estimated 3 percent -- from 11.50¢/kWh (April 2017) to 11.85¢/kWh (April 2018).[1]

April 2017

In April 2017, the average electricity rate in Amherst (Virginia) of 11.50¢/kWh -- a difference of about -9% from the United States average of 12.69¢/kWh that month.[1]

Amherst Electricity Statistics

Amherst Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Amherst, VA in April 2018 were 11.85¢/kWh -- an estimated 8 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: Amherst versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Amherst, VA Solar Energy

Solar: Amherst vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Amherst (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 Amherst

March is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Amherst -- averaging an estimated 580 kWhac. December typically has the lowest output (390 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Amherst vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in Amherst (measured monthly) is 36 percent higher than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

Amherst Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Amherst, VA

The average monthly solar radiation level in Amherst, VA is 5.08 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 Amherst, VA

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Amherst, VA is 6115 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Amherst.[2]

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

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Amherst, VA Natural Gas Rates

April 2018

In the most recent month of natural gas data, April 2018, Amherst's average rate of 11.00$/Mcf -- a difference of about +9% from the U.S. average of 10.12$/Mcf that month.[3]

Amherst Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Amherst (VA), natural gas rates decreased about 21 percent -- from 14.00$/Mcf (April 2017) to 11.00$/Mcf (April 2018).[3]

April 2017

In April 2017, the average electricity rate in Amherst (Virginia) of 14.00$/Mcf -- a difference of about +23% from the United States average of 11.38$/Mcf that month.[3]

Amherst Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Amherst

Average natural gas rates in Amherst, VA in April 2018 were 11.00$/Mcf -- an estimated 9 percent more than that month's average U.S. rate of 10.12$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Amherst versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Amherst

Electric Companies in Amherst

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Gas Companies in Amherst

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Solar Contractors in Amherst

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More information about Amherst

About Amherst

Amherst (VA) is a town in Amherst County with an estimated population of 2,231.[4]

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Amherst, VA Energy

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