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Rainier Electricity Rates

^ Rainier, WA electricity rates recently averaged 9.68¢/kWh -- an estimated 25 percent less than the average national rate. [More]

Rainier Solar Energy

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

Rainier Natural Gas Rates

^ Rainier, WA natural gas rates recently averaged 10.60$/Mcf -- an estimated 14 percent less than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Rainier, WA

Energy in Rainier, WA

Rainier, WA Electricity Rates

October 2018

In the most recent month of electricity data, October 2018, Rainier's average rate of 9.68¢/kWh -- a difference of about -25% from the U.S. average of 12.87¢/kWh that month.[1]

Rainier Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Rainier (WA), electricity rates decreased an estimated 1 percent -- from 9.76¢/kWh (October 2017) to 9.68¢/kWh (October 2018).[1]

October 2017

In October 2017, the average electricity rate in Rainier (Washington) of 9.76¢/kWh -- a difference of about -24% from the United States average of 12.80¢/kWh that month.[1]

Rainier Electricity Statistics

Rainier Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Rainier, WA in October 2018 were 9.68¢/kWh -- an estimated 25 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: Rainier versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Rainier, WA Solar Energy

Solar: Rainier vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Rainier (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 Rainier

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

Solar: Rainier vs. Washington

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

Rainier Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Rainier, WA

The average monthly solar radiation level in Rainier, WA is 3.58 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 Rainier, WA

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

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

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Rainier, WA Natural Gas Rates

October 2018

In the most recent month of natural gas data, October 2018, Rainier's average rate of 10.60$/Mcf -- a difference of about -14% from the U.S. average of 12.26$/Mcf that month.[3]

Rainier Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Rainier (WA), natural gas rates decreased about 3 percent -- from 10.92$/Mcf (October 2017) to 10.60$/Mcf (October 2018).[3]

October 2017

In October 2017, the average electricity rate in Rainier (Washington) of 10.92$/Mcf -- a difference of about -18% from the United States average of 13.36$/Mcf that month.[3]

Rainier Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Rainier

Average natural gas rates in Rainier, WA in October 2018 were 10.60$/Mcf -- an estimated 14 percent less than that month's average U.S. rate of 12.26$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Rainier versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Rainier

Electric Companies in Rainier

Electric companies providing service in or near Rainier, WA.

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Gas Companies in Rainier

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


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Solar Contractors in Rainier

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

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More information about Rainier

About Rainier

Rainier (WA) is a city in Thurston County with an estimated population of 1,794.[4]

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Rainier, WA Energy

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