Annual Average Electricity Price Comparison by State
Nebraska is the only state that generates electricity entirely by publicly-owned power systems. As of
2008, the statewide average price for all sectors from all electric utilities is the seventh-lowest rate in the
country, based on the latest federal figures. Nationally, electricity costs 48 percent more than it does
in Nebraska. Across all sectors, Hawaii has the highest electricity rate (29 cents), and West Virginia
has the lowest electricity rate (5.61 cents).