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 12/11/2017.)

Statewide

Cents per Kilowatt-hour (¢/kWh)

2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
January 13.9 13.4 14.6 16.4 14.8 14.5 15.5 15.2 15.5 15.2 14.4
February 13.4 13.6 16.0 17.5 15.5 14.3 15.2 15.3 15.1 14.8 14.7
March 14.2 13.6 15.1 16.9 14.7 14.3 14.8 14.8 14.3 15.0 14.8
April 13.8 13.8 14.5 14.9 14.0 14.5 15.0 15.5 13.7 15.2 14.9
May 14.5 13.6 14.5 15.0 14.4 14.6 15.6 16.3 14.3 16.5 15.4
June 16.0 15.1 15.8 16.4 15.9 15.9 17.0 17.3 16.3 18.0 16.3
July 16.1 15.7 16.2 16.7 16.7 16.5 17.3 17.9 16.2 19.4 16.7
August 16.0 15.6 16.0 16.4 16.2 15.3 17.1 16.9 16.6 18.9 16.2
September 16.1 15.8 16.1 16.8 16.5 16.2 16.7 16.0 16.6 17.6 16.1
October   14.9 15.3 15.8 15.2 15.1 15.7 16.2 16.0 16.3 15.7
November   14.0 14.0 15.3 13.7 14.3 14.6 15.9 14.5 15.5 15.5
December   13.8 13.9 14.9 14.5 14.5 14.4 15.7 15.4 15.0 15.7

 

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

EIA data released approximately 2.5 months after month ends.