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Charleston, WV Energy

Charleston Electricity Rates

^ Charleston, WV electricity rates recently averaged 11.98¢/kWh -- an estimated 10 percent less than the average national rate. [More]

Charleston Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in Charleston, WV is an estimated 16 percent higher than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

Charleston Natural Gas Rates

^ Charleston, WV natural gas rates recently averaged 13.79$/Mcf -- an estimated 10 percent less than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Charleston, WV

Energy in Charleston, WV

Charleston, WV Electricity Rates

June 2020

In the most recent month of electricity data, June 2020, Charleston's average rate of 11.98¢/kWh -- a difference of about -10% from the U.S. average of 13.28¢/kWh that month.[1]

Charleston Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Charleston (WV), electricity rates increased an estimated 3 percent -- from 11.68¢/kWh (June 2019) to 11.98¢/kWh (June 2020).[1]

June 2019

In June 2019, the average electricity rate in Charleston (West Virginia) of 11.68¢/kWh -- a difference of about -13% from the United States average of 13.36¢/kWh that month.[1]

Charleston Electricity Statistics

Charleston Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Charleston, WV in June 2020 were 11.98¢/kWh -- an estimated 10 percent less than average rates that same month in the nation as a whole. [1]


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→ ¢/kWh = cents per kilowatthour

Electricity: Charleston versus U.S. Averages

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

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Charleston, WV Solar Energy

Solar: Charleston vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Charleston (measured on a monthly basis) is 34 percent lower than an area of the U.S. (Nevada) with historically high levels of solar radiation.[2]

Solar Power Output in Charleston

July is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Charleston -- averaging an estimated 524 kWhac. December typically has the lowest output (260 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Charleston vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in Charleston (measured monthly) is 16 percent higher than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

Charleston Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Charleston, WV

The average monthly solar radiation level in Charleston, WV is 4.34 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 Charleston, WV

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Charleston, WV is 5228 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Charleston.[2]

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

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Charleston, WV Natural Gas Rates

June 2020

In the most recent month of natural gas data, June 2020, Charleston's average rate of 13.79$/Mcf -- a difference of about -10% from the U.S. average of 15.37$/Mcf that month.[3]

Charleston Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Charleston (WV), natural gas rates decreased about 25 percent -- from 18.32$/Mcf (June 2019) to 13.79$/Mcf (June 2020).[3]

June 2019

In June 2019, the average electricity rate in Charleston (West Virginia) of 18.32$/Mcf -- a difference of about +17% from the United States average of 15.72$/Mcf that month.[3]

Charleston Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Charleston

Average natural gas rates in Charleston, WV in June 2020 were 13.79$/Mcf -- an estimated 10 percent less than that month's average U.S. rate of 15.37$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Charleston versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Charleston

Electric Companies in Charleston

Electric companies providing service in or near Charleston, WV.

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    Gas Companies in Charleston

    Gas companies that offer service in or near Charleston, WV.


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      Solar Contractors in Charleston

      Builders that specialize in solar energy in or near Charleston, WV.

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        More information about Charleston

        About Charleston

        Charleston (WV) is a city in Kanawha County with an estimated population of 51,400.[4]

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