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Tacoma Electricity Rates

^ Tacoma, WA electricity rates recently averaged 9.79¢/kWh -- an estimated 25 percent less than the average national rate. [More]

Tacoma Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in Tacoma, WA is an estimated 1 percent higher than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

Tacoma Natural Gas Rates

^ Tacoma, WA natural gas rates recently averaged 13.36$/Mcf -- an estimated 19 percent less than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Tacoma, WA

Energy in Tacoma, WA

Tacoma, WA Electricity Rates

June 2018

In the most recent month of electricity data, June 2018, Tacoma's average rate of 9.79¢/kWh -- a difference of about -25% from the U.S. average of 13.02¢/kWh that month.[1]

Tacoma Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Tacoma (WA), electricity rates decreased an estimated 2 percent -- from 9.95¢/kWh (June 2017) to 9.79¢/kWh (June 2018).[1]

June 2017

In June 2017, the average electricity rate in Tacoma (Washington) of 9.95¢/kWh -- a difference of about -25% from the United States average of 13.21¢/kWh that month.[1]

Tacoma Electricity Statistics

Tacoma Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Tacoma, WA in June 2018 were 9.79¢/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: Tacoma versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Tacoma, WA Solar Energy

Solar: Tacoma vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Tacoma (measured on a monthly basis) is 43 percent lower than an area of the U.S. (Nevada) with historically high levels of solar radiation.[2]

Solar Power Output in Tacoma

July is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Tacoma -- averaging an estimated 618 kWhac. December typically has the lowest output (131 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Tacoma vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in Tacoma (measured monthly) is 1 percent higher than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

Tacoma Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Tacoma, WA

The average monthly solar radiation level in Tacoma, WA is 3.75 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 Tacoma, WA

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Tacoma, WA is 4641 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Tacoma.[2]

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

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Tacoma, WA Natural Gas Rates

June 2018

In the most recent month of natural gas data, June 2018, Tacoma's average rate of 13.36$/Mcf -- a difference of about -19% from the U.S. average of 16.53$/Mcf that month.[3]

Tacoma Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Tacoma (WA), natural gas rates decreased about 9 percent -- from 14.64$/Mcf (June 2017) to 13.36$/Mcf (June 2018).[3]

June 2017

In June 2017, the average electricity rate in Tacoma (Washington) of 14.64$/Mcf -- a difference of about -9% from the United States average of 16.13$/Mcf that month.[3]

Tacoma Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Tacoma

Average natural gas rates in Tacoma, WA in June 2018 were 13.36$/Mcf -- an estimated 19 percent less than that month's average U.S. rate of 16.53$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Tacoma versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Tacoma

Electric Companies in Tacoma

Electric companies providing service in or near Tacoma, WA.

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Gas Companies in Tacoma

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


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Solar Contractors in Tacoma

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

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More information about Tacoma

About Tacoma

Tacoma (WA) is a city in Pierce County with an estimated population of 198,397.[4]

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Tacoma, WA Energy

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