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Monthly Average Retail Price of Electricity - Residential

 

The average price per kilowatt-hour represents the total bill divided by the kilowatt-hour usage. The total bill is the sum of all items appearing on an electricity bill such as fixed costs, variable rate per kWh, taxes, surcharges, late fees, and even credits for rebates.
(Prices last updated 08/07/2014.)

Statewide

Cents per Kilowatt-hour (¢/kWh)

2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
January 19.5 18.0 16.8 17.3 17.1 17.1 17.3 16.1 16.4 14.0 13.3
February 21.8 19.0 16.6 17.5 17.9 17.0 17.7 15.9 16.6 14.5 14.0
March 20.9 18.3 16.7 17.6 18.0 16.7 16.9 16.6 15.8 14.4 14.0
April 19.6 17.8 16.7 17.5 19.0 16.9 17.9 16.9 16.3 14.6 14.1
May 20.6 18.6 17.4 18.4 19.1 17.2 19.4 17.5 16.3 15.4 14.2
June   19.3 18.3 19.1 19.1 18.5 20.0 18.1 17.1 15.6 15.0
July   20.0 18.5 19.3 19.6 19.1 20.2 17.2 17.3 15.6 15.4
August   19.2 18.2 19.3 19.0 18.5 21.3 17.7 17.7 16.2 15.3
September   19.6 19.0 18.8 20.1 18.8 19.9 17.2 17.9 16.7 15.3
October   18.9 18.4 18.8 18.4 19.2 18.0 17.5 17.2 17.4 14.8
November   18.5 17.4 17.9 18.3 17.0 16.9 16.9 16.3 17.6 14.6
December   18.2 17.5 17.3 17.7 17.8 16.6 16.7 15.9 16.5 14.4

Source: U.S. DOE, Energy Information Administration.
"Electric Power Monthly"

EIA data released approximately 2.5 months after month ends.

Last Updated: 08/07/2014