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Richmond Electricity Rates

^ Richmond, VA electricity rates recently averaged 12.56¢/kWh -- an estimated 6 percent less than the average national rate. [More]

Richmond Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in Richmond, VA is an estimated 29 percent higher than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

Richmond Natural Gas Rates

^ Richmond, VA natural gas rates recently averaged 20.11$/Mcf -- an estimated 28 percent more than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Richmond, VA

Energy in Richmond, VA

Richmond, VA Electricity Rates

June 2019

In the most recent month of electricity data, June 2019, Richmond's average rate of 12.56¢/kWh -- a difference of about -6% from the U.S. average of 13.34¢/kWh that month.[1]

Richmond Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Richmond (VA), electricity rates increased an estimated 1 percent -- from 12.40¢/kWh (June 2018) to 12.56¢/kWh (June 2019).[1]

June 2018

In June 2018, the average electricity rate in Richmond (Virginia) of 12.40¢/kWh -- a difference of about -5% from the United States average of 13.04¢/kWh that month.[1]

Richmond Electricity Statistics

Richmond Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Richmond, VA in June 2019 were 12.56¢/kWh -- an estimated 6 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: Richmond versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Richmond, VA Solar Energy

Solar: Richmond vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Richmond (measured on a monthly basis) is 27 percent lower than an area of the U.S. (Nevada) with historically high levels of solar radiation.[2]

Solar Power Output in Richmond

May is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Richmond -- averaging an estimated 549 kWhac. December typically has the lowest output (385 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Richmond vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in Richmond (measured monthly) is 29 percent higher than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

Richmond Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Richmond, VA

The average monthly solar radiation level in Richmond, VA is 4.83 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 Richmond, VA

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Richmond, VA is 5820 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Richmond.[2]

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

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes

Richmond, VA Natural Gas Rates

June 2019

In the most recent month of natural gas data, June 2019, Richmond's average rate of 20.11$/Mcf -- a difference of about +28% from the U.S. average of 15.67$/Mcf that month.[3]

Richmond Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Richmond (VA), natural gas rates increased about 10 percent -- from 18.27$/Mcf (June 2018) to 20.11$/Mcf (June 2019).[3]

June 2018

In June 2018, the average electricity rate in Richmond (Virginia) of 18.27$/Mcf -- a difference of about +11% from the United States average of 16.51$/Mcf that month.[3]

Richmond Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Richmond

Average natural gas rates in Richmond, VA in June 2019 were 20.11$/Mcf -- an estimated 28 percent more than that month's average U.S. rate of 15.67$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Richmond versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Richmond

Electric Companies in Richmond

Electric companies providing service in or near Richmond, VA.

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    Gas Companies in Richmond

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


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      Solar Contractors in Richmond

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

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        More information about Richmond

        About Richmond

        Richmond (VA) is a city in Richmond County with an estimated population of 204,214.[4]

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