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Charleston, WV Energy

Charleston Electricity Rates

^ Charleston, WV electricity rates recently averaged 11.47¢/kWh -- an estimated 11 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 9.54$/Mcf -- an estimated 6 percent less than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Charleston, WV

Energy in Charleston, WV

Charleston, WV Electricity Rates

April 2018

In the most recent month of electricity data, April 2018, Charleston's average rate of 11.47¢/kWh -- a difference of about -11% from the U.S. average of 12.89¢/kWh that month.[1]

Charleston Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Charleston (WV), electricity rates decreased an estimated 3 percent -- from 11.87¢/kWh (April 2017) to 11.47¢/kWh (April 2018).[1]

April 2017

In April 2017, the average electricity rate in Charleston (West Virginia) of 11.87¢/kWh -- a difference of about -6% from the United States average of 12.69¢/kWh that month.[1]

Charleston Electricity Statistics

Charleston Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Charleston, WV in April 2018 were 11.47¢/kWh -- an estimated 11 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: Charleston versus U.S. Averages

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

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

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

April 2018

In the most recent month of natural gas data, April 2018, Charleston's average rate of 9.54$/Mcf -- a difference of about -6% from the U.S. average of 10.12$/Mcf that month.[3]

Charleston Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Charleston (WV), natural gas rates increased about 0 percent -- from 9.53$/Mcf (April 2017) to 9.54$/Mcf (April 2018).[3]

April 2017

In April 2017, the average electricity rate in Charleston (West Virginia) of 9.53$/Mcf -- a difference of about -16% from the United States average of 11.38$/Mcf that month.[3]

Charleston Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Charleston

Average natural gas rates in Charleston, WV in April 2018 were 9.54$/Mcf -- an estimated 6 percent less than that month's average U.S. rate of 10.12$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: 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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Charleston, WV Energy

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