Electricity Prices by State (US)

Average Electricity Prices by State (US)

Retail Rates Year-to-Date (cents/kWh) by Region/State
Commercial Industrial
Region/State August 2014 August 2013 August 2014 August 2013
New England 14.63 14.00 11.94 12.25
Connecticut 15.41 14.64 12.94 12.66
Maine 12.79 11.65 9.38 8.46
Massachusetts 14.52 14.38 12.79 13.17
New Hampshire 14.49 13.50 12.05 11.45
Rhode Island 14.82 12.81 12.90 11.77
Vermont 14.64 14.55 10.31 10.15
Middle Atlantic 13.82 13.09 7.86 7.35
New Jersey 13.53 12.88 12.13 10.77
New York 16.30 15.36 6.64 6.53
Pennsylvania 9.77 9.30 7.65 7.05
East North Central 9.87 9.56 6.95 6.59
Illinois 8.73 7.95 6.37 5.71
Indiana 9.77 9.45 6.85 6.57
Michigan 10.98 11.14 7.81 7.94
Ohio 9.74 9.42 6.64 6.09
Wisconsin 10.92 10.90 7.69 7.60
West North Central 9.28 9.08 6.84 6.67
Iowa 8.94 8.52 5.92 5.72
Kansas 10.07 9.62 7.49 7.14
Minnesota 9.74 9.59 7.17 7.07
Missouri 9.03 9.03 6.34 6.33
Nebraska 8.77 8.65 7.46 7.36
North Dakota 8.57 8.26 7.69 7.18
South Dakota 8.73 8.42 7.08 6.94
South Atlantic 9.74 9.36 6.83 6.49
Delaware 10.68 10.25 8.94 8.52
District of Columbia 12.36 11.90 8.39 6.08
Florida 9.92 9.47 8.08 7.70
Georgia 10.42 9.87 6.70 6.16
Maryland 11.37 10.60 9.41 8.39
North Carolina 8.84 8.68 6.53 6.32
South Carolina 10.20 9.79 6.35 5.86
Virginia 8.11 8.01 6.91 6.63
West Virginia 7.98 8.24 5.94 6.27
East South Central 10.43 9.83 6.38 5.99
Alabama 10.88 10.56 6.34 6.07
Kentucky 9.37 8.43 5.83 5.37
Mississippi 10.91 10.14 6.87 6.51
Tennessee 10.52 10.11 6.81 6.55
West South Central 8.25 8.15 6.08 5.87
Arkansas 8.02 8.02 5.96 5.93
Louisiana 9.22 8.99 6.20 5.93
Oklahoma 8.04 7.73 5.69 5.38
Texas 8.13 8.07 6.13 5.93
Mountain 9.70 9.36 6.77 6.48
Arizona 10.08 9.94 6.83 6.75
Colorado 10.30 9.83 7.46 7.22
Idaho 7.79 7.32 6.51 6.19
Montana 9.50 9.51 5.51 5.36
Nevada 9.47 8.79 7.14 6.51
New Mexico 10.43 9.85 6.66 6.38
Utah 8.69 8.36 6.11 5.91
Wyoming 8.86 8.52 6.60 6.35
Pacific Contiguous 13.40 12.73 8.52 8.10
California 15.35 14.53 11.71 11.07
Oregon 8.79 8.37 6.12 5.82
Washington 7.93 7.72 4.29 4.15
Pacific Noncontiguous 26.57 25.37 26.67 26.12
Alaska 17.19 15.37 15.93 15.90
Hawaii 34.82 34.15 30.67 29.90
U.S. Total 10.74 10.32 7.10 6.83

Source: US Energy Information Administration

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Elisa Wood is the chief editor of MicrogridKnowledge.com. She has been writing about energy for more than two decades for top industry publications. Her work also has been picked up by CNN, the New York Times, Reuters, the Wall Street Journal Online and the Washington Post.

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