Average costs of fossil fuels for the U.S. electric power industry from 2005 to 2015 (in U.S. dollars per million Btu)

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The statistic shows the average costs of fossil fuels for electricity generation in the United States between 2005 and 2015. In 2006, the average cost of all fossil fuels for electricity generation was 3.02 US dollars per million British thermal units. Across all sectors, the price of electricity to end-users in the U.S. came to 10 U.S. dollar cents in 2014.

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