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Monthly Average Retail Price of Electricity - Commercial

 

Notes about the content on this page:

  • Last updated: 06/09/2022
  • Source: U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration Electric Power MonthlyLink opens in new window - close new window to return to this page.
  • Enery Information Administration data released approximately 2.5 months after month ends.
  • 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.
  • Energy price inquiries should be addressed to Brad Leach at energyprices@nyserda.ny.gov, or 518-862-1090, ext. 3364

New York - Statewide

Prices are cents per Kilowatt-hour (¢/kWh).
2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
January 16.6 14.2 13.1 13.0 14.4 13.9 13.4 14.6 16.4 14.8 14.5
February 17.4 15.2 13.2 13.1 13.6 13.4 13.6 16.0 17.5 15.5 14.3
March 16.2 15.0 13.3 12.9 13.4 14.2 13.6 15.1 16.9 14.7 14.3
April   15.9 13.2 13.1 13.4 13.8 13.8 14.5 14.9 14.0 14.5
May   15.6 13.9 13.4 13.7 14.6 13.6 14.5 15.0 14.4 14.6
June   17.1 15.7 14.8 15.1 16.0 15.1 15.8 16.4 15.9 15.9
July   18.4 15.8 15.3 16.1 16.1 15.7 16.2 16.7 16.7 16.5
August   18.6 15.8 15.2 15.5 16.0 15.6 16.0 16.4 16.2 15.3
September   18.8 16.0 15.7 16.1 16.1 15.8 16.1 16.8 16.5 16.2
October   17.2 15.3 14.6 15.0 15.0 14.9 15.3 15.8 15.2 15.1
November   15.6 14.8 13.4 13.8 13.9 14.0 14.0 15.3 13.7 14.3
December   15.4 14.0 13.4 13.1 13.5 13.8 13.9 14.9 14.5 14.5