Nebraska is the only state that generates electricity entirely by publicly-owned power systems. As of 2012, the statewide average price for all sectors from all electric utilities is the fifteenth-lowest rate in the country, based on the latest federal figures. Nationally, electricity costs 18 percent more than it does in Nebraska. Across all sectors, Hawaii has the highest electricity rate (34 cents), and Louisiana has the lowest electricity rate (6.90 cents).
The table below provides the annual average across all sectors. To see prices in individual sectors, review the Average Retail Price of Electricity to Ultimate Customers by End–Use Sector, by State report. A map is included in the Electric Power Annual Report published by the Energy Information Administration to provide additional information. Hover over an individual state to see sales, revenue, and number of customers.
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