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Olympia Electricity Rates

^ Olympia, WA electricity rates recently averaged 9.74¢/kWh -- an estimated 24 percent less than the average national rate. [More]

Olympia Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in Olympia, WA is an estimated 4 percent lower than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

Olympia Natural Gas Rates

^ Olympia, WA natural gas rates recently averaged 10.34$/Mcf -- an estimated 2 percent more than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Olympia, WA

Energy in Olympia, WA

Olympia, WA Electricity Rates

April 2018

In the most recent month of electricity data, April 2018, Olympia's average rate of 9.74¢/kWh -- a difference of about -24% from the U.S. average of 12.89¢/kWh that month.[1]

Olympia Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Olympia (WA), electricity rates increased an estimated 3 percent -- from 9.44¢/kWh (April 2017) to 9.74¢/kWh (April 2018).[1]

April 2017

In April 2017, the average electricity rate in Olympia (Washington) of 9.44¢/kWh -- a difference of about -26% from the United States average of 12.69¢/kWh that month.[1]

Olympia Electricity Statistics

Olympia Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Olympia, WA in April 2018 were 9.74¢/kWh -- an estimated 24 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: Olympia versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Olympia, WA Solar Energy

Solar: Olympia vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Olympia (measured on a monthly basis) is 46 percent lower than an area of the U.S. (Nevada) with historically high levels of solar radiation.[2]

Solar Power Output in Olympia

July is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Olympia -- averaging an estimated 585 kWhac. January typically has the lowest output (138 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Olympia vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in Olympia (measured monthly) is 4 percent lower than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

Olympia Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Olympia, WA

The average monthly solar radiation level in Olympia, WA is 3.57 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 Olympia, WA

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Olympia, WA is 4429 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Olympia.[2]

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

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Olympia, WA Natural Gas Rates

April 2018

In the most recent month of natural gas data, April 2018, Olympia's average rate of 10.34$/Mcf -- a difference of about +2% from the U.S. average of 10.12$/Mcf that month.[3]

Olympia Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Olympia (WA), natural gas rates decreased about 3 percent -- from 10.66$/Mcf (April 2017) to 10.34$/Mcf (April 2018).[3]

April 2017

In April 2017, the average electricity rate in Olympia (Washington) of 10.66$/Mcf -- a difference of about -6% from the United States average of 11.38$/Mcf that month.[3]

Olympia Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Olympia

Average natural gas rates in Olympia, WA in April 2018 were 10.34$/Mcf -- an estimated 2 percent more than that month's average U.S. rate of 10.12$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Olympia versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Olympia

Electric Companies in Olympia

Electric companies providing service in or near Olympia, WA.

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Gas Companies in Olympia

Gas companies that offer service in or near Olympia, WA.


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Solar Contractors in Olympia

Builders that specialize in solar energy in or near Olympia, WA.

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More information about Olympia

About Olympia

Olympia (WA) is a city in Thurston County with an estimated population of 46,478.[4]

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Olympia, WA Energy

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