Try our corporate solution for free!
(212) 419-8286

U.S. commercial consumer price for retail electricity 1970-2018

This statistic gives the average retail price for electricity in the U.S. commercial sector between 1970 and 2018. In 2018, the average price of electricity for the commercial sector reached 10.67 U.S. cents per kilowatt hour.

Average retail price of commercial electricity in the U.S. from 1970 to 2018 (in U.S. cents per kilowatt hour)*

Loading statistic...
You need to log in to download this statistic
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in
Show detailed source information?
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in

Release date

January 2020


United States

Survey time period

1970 to 2018

Supplementary notes

* Prices are not adjusted for inflation. Includes taxes.
Retail electricity prices paid by ultimate customers, reported by electric utilities and other energy service providers.
For 1960 to 2002, prices exclude public street and highway lighting, interdepartmental sales, and other sales to public authorities.

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $468 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.

Single Account
The ideal entry-level account for individual users
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references
$59 $39 / Month *
in the first 12 months
Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* Prices do not include sales tax.

Statistics on "Global electricity"

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $468 / Year
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.