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Table 5.3. Average Price of Electricity to Ultimate Customers:
Total by End-Use Sector, 2010 - January 2020 (Cents per Kilowatthour)

Period Residential Commercial Industrial Transportation All Sectors
Annual Totals
2010 11.54 10.19 6.77 10.56 9.83
2011 11.72 10.24 6.82 10.46 9.90
2012 11.88 10.09 6.67 10.21 9.84
2013 12.13 10.26 6.89 10.55 10.07
2014 12.52 10.74 7.10 10.45 10.44
2015 12.65 10.64 6.91 10.09 10.41
2016 12.55 10.43 6.76 9.63 10.27
2017 12.89 10.66 6.88 9.68 10.48
2018 12.87 10.67 6.92 9.70 10.53
2019 13.04 10.66 6.83 9.73 10.60
Year 2018
January 12.22 10.49 6.94 9.39 10.41
February 12.63 10.65 6.78 9.78 10.42
March 12.97 10.51 6.63 9.40 10.34
April 12.88 10.46 6.57 9.47 10.18
May 13.12 10.51 6.79 9.39 10.35
June 13.03 10.84 7.17 10.23 10.75
July 13.13 11.00 7.32 10.05 10.99
August 13.26 11.03 7.25 9.50 11.01
Sept 13.01 10.72 7.05 10.05 10.66
October 12.85 10.77 6.87 9.79 10.41
November 12.90 10.54 6.85 9.70 10.35
December 12.43 10.33 6.67 9.71 10.21
Year 2019
January 12.48 10.30 6.58 9.86 10.29
February 12.73 10.54 6.69 10.29 10.45
March 12.86 10.45 6.72 9.28 10.39
April 13.29 10.51 6.52 9.48 10.30
May 13.34 10.51 6.70 9.49 10.42
June 13.36 10.88 6.91 10.06 10.80
July 13.29 11.01 7.19 9.88 11.06
August 13.33 11.01 7.45 9.72 11.12
Sept 13.18 10.97 7.10 9.84 10.89
October 12.84 10.74 6.86 9.75 10.46
November 13.04 10.52 6.73 9.56 10.41
December 12.69 10.31 6.37 9.52 10.27
Year 2020
January 12.79 10.28 6.33 9.35 10.29
Year to Date
2018 12.22 10.49 6.94 9.39 10.41
2019 12.48 10.30 6.58 9.86 10.29
2020 12.79 10.28 6.33 9.35 10.29
Rolling 12 Months Ending in January
2019 12.90 10.65 6.89 9.75 10.52
2020 13.07 10.66 6.81 9.68 10.60

See Technical notes for additional information on the Commercial, Industrial, and Transportation sectors. NA = Not available. See Glossary for definitions.
Geographic coverage is the 50 States and the District of Columbia. Values include energy service provider (power marketer) data.
Values for 2018 and prior years are final. Values for 2020 and 2019 are preliminary estimates based on a cutoff model sample. See Technical Notes for a discussion of the sample design for the Form EIA-826. Utilities and energy service providers may classify commercial and industrial customers based on either NAICS codes or demands or usage falling within specified limits by rate schedule. Changes from year to year in consumer counts, sales and revenues, particularly involving the commercial and industrial consumer sectors, may result from respondent implementation of changes in the definitions of consumers, and reclassifications. Sales and net generation may not correspond exactly for a particular month for a variety of reasons (i.e., sales data may include purchases of electricity from nonutilities or imported electricity). Net generation is for the calendar month while sales and associated revenue accumulate from bills collected for periods of time (28 to 35 days) that vary dependent upon customer class and consumption occurring in and outside the calendar month.
Sources: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-861M (formerly EIA-826), Monthly Electric Industry Power Report.
Form EIA-826, Monthly Electric Sales and Revenue Report with State Distributions Report;
Form EIA-861, Annual Electric Power Industry Report; and Form EIA-861S, Annual Electric Power Industry Report (Short Form).