Data Dive at a Glance

3rd of 50

State Rank

6.94

Cents per Kilowatt Hour

WHAT IT IS

Weighted average of retail electricity rates, in cents per kilowatt hour.

WHY IT MATTERS

Cost of electricity is an especially important factor for manufacturing industries and larger commercial enterprises. It's part of the larger competitive landscape of the cost of doing business.

WA CURRENT STANDING

3rd out of 50 states, 6.94 cents per kiloWatt hour (2013).

SOURCES
  1. U.S. Energy Information Administration, State Electricity Profiles.
  2. For Carbon Info on Visualization: U.S. Energy information Administration, “State-Level Energy-Related Carbon Dioxide Emissions at the State Level, 2000-2013,” Table 7. Carbon intensity by state (2000-2013) Oct. 26, 2015). 
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