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Monthly Average Retail Price of Electricity - Commercial

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 16.4 14.8 14.5 15.5 15.2 15.5 15.2 14.4 12.8 11.7 11.3
February 17.5 15.5 14.3 15.2 15.3 15.1 14.8 14.7 12.9 11.5 11.3
March 16.9 14.7 14.3 14.8 14.8 14.3 15.0 14.8 12.7 11.7 11.3
April 14.9 14.0 14.5 15.0 15.5 13.7 15.2 14.9 12.6 11.9 11.0
May 15.0 14.4 14.6 15.6 16.3 14.3 16.5 15.4 13.0 12.5 11.4
June   15.9 15.9 17.0 17.3 16.3 18.0 16.3 14.0 13.6 12.4
July   16.7 16.5 17.3 17.9 16.2 19.4 16.7 14.6 14.2 13.4
August   16.2 15.3 17.1 16.9 16.6 18.9 16.2 17.3 15.8 13.5
September   16.5 16.2 16.7 16.0 16.6 17.6 16.1 16.6 15.9 13.6
October   15.2 15.1 15.7 16.2 16.0 16.3 15.7 16.0 15.7 13.1
November   13.7 14.3 14.6 15.9 14.5 15.5 15.5 15.0 14.8 12.8
December   14.3 14.5 14.4 15.7 15.4 15.0 15.7 14.7 14.8 11.7

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