Nebraska is the only state that generates electricity entirely by publicly-owned power systems. As of 2011, the statewide average price for all sectors from all electric utilities is the eleventh-lowest rate in the country, based on the latest federal figures. Nationally, electricity costs 26 percent more than it does in Nebraska. Across all sectors, Hawaii has the highest electricity rate (32 cents), and Idaho has the lowest electricity rate (6.44 cents).
The table below provides the annual average across all sectors. The Electric Power Annual Report published by the Energy Information Administration provides a map. Hover over an individual state to see sales, revenue, and number of customers.
The archive has reports from prior months.