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Monthly Average Retail Price of Electricity - Residential

 

Notes about the content on this page:

  • Last updated: 11/23/2022
  • Source: U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration Electric Power MonthlyLink opens in new window - close new window to return to this page.
  • EIA 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 [email protected], 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 21.0 18.3 17.6 17.3 17.8 17.3 16.5 19.3 19.5 18.0 16.8
February 21.6 18.8 17.4 17.6 18.2 17.5 16.8 19.8 21.7 19.0 16.6
March 19.7 18.0 17.2 16.8 17.5 17.0 16.9 19.0 20.9 18.3 16.7
April 21.1 18.5 17.3 17.5 18.0 17.3 17.4 17.8 19.6 17.8 16.7
May 21.9 19.9 18.5 17.3 18.5 18.5 17.7 18.1 20.6 18.6 17.4
June 22.4 19.5 19.1 18.5 19.3 18.8 17.9 18.8 20.9 19.3 18.3
July 21.9 19.6 18.7 18.6 19.4 18.8 17.9 18.7 20.3 20.0 18.5
August 21.2
19.9 18.4 18.4 19.0 18.6 18.0 18.4 19.5 19.2 18.2
September   20.5 19.0 18.7 19.3 18.8 18.4 18.4 19.4 19.6 19.0
October   20.6 19.3 18.6 19.3 18.7 18.3 18.3 19.4 18.9 18.4
November   20.0 19.0 18.0 18.2 17.8 17.7 18.2 19.5 18.5 17.4
December   19.5 18.3 17.3 17.3 17.0 17.2 17.5 19.3 18.2 17.5