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Fairfax Electricity Rates

^ Fairfax, VA electricity rates recently averaged 12.34¢/kWh -- an estimated 7 percent less than the average national rate. [More]

Fairfax Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in Fairfax, VA is an estimated 25 percent higher than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

Fairfax Natural Gas Rates

^ Fairfax, VA natural gas rates recently averaged 20.61$/Mcf -- an estimated 11 percent more than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Fairfax, VA

Energy in Fairfax, VA

Fairfax, VA Electricity Rates

August 2018

In the most recent month of electricity data, August 2018, Fairfax's average rate of 12.34¢/kWh -- a difference of about -7% from the U.S. average of 13.30¢/kWh that month.[1]

Fairfax Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Fairfax (VA), electricity rates increased an estimated 1 percent -- from 12.18¢/kWh (August 2017) to 12.34¢/kWh (August 2018).[1]

August 2017

In August 2017, the average electricity rate in Fairfax (Virginia) of 12.18¢/kWh -- a difference of about -7% from the United States average of 13.15¢/kWh that month.[1]

Fairfax Electricity Statistics

Fairfax Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Fairfax, VA in August 2018 were 12.34¢/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: Fairfax versus U.S. Averages

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

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Fairfax, VA Solar Energy

Solar: Fairfax vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Fairfax (measured on a monthly basis) is 29 percent lower than an area of the U.S. (Nevada) with historically high levels of solar radiation.[2]

Solar Power Output in Fairfax

June is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Fairfax -- averaging an estimated 543 kWhac. December typically has the lowest output (328 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Fairfax vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in Fairfax (measured monthly) is 25 percent higher than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

Fairfax Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Fairfax, VA

The average monthly solar radiation level in Fairfax, VA is 4.68 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 Fairfax, VA

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Fairfax, VA is 5680 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Fairfax.[2]

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

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Fairfax, VA Natural Gas Rates

August 2018

In the most recent month of natural gas data, August 2018, Fairfax's average rate of 20.61$/Mcf -- a difference of about +11% from the U.S. average of 18.63$/Mcf that month.[3]

Fairfax Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Fairfax (VA), natural gas rates decreased about 6 percent -- from 22.04$/Mcf (August 2017) to 20.61$/Mcf (August 2018).[3]

August 2017

In August 2017, the average electricity rate in Fairfax (Virginia) of 22.04$/Mcf -- a difference of about +21% from the United States average of 18.22$/Mcf that month.[3]

Fairfax Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Fairfax

Average natural gas rates in Fairfax, VA in August 2018 were 20.61$/Mcf -- an estimated 11 percent more than that month's average U.S. rate of 18.63$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Fairfax versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Fairfax

Electric Companies in Fairfax

Electric companies providing service in or near Fairfax, VA.

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Gas Companies in Fairfax

Gas companies that offer service in or near Fairfax, VA.


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Solar Contractors in Fairfax

Builders that specialize in solar energy in or near Fairfax, VA.

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More information about Fairfax

About Fairfax

Fairfax (VA) is a city in Fairfax County with an estimated population of 22,565.[4]

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Fairfax, VA Energy

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