Global average electricity generation price by resource 2018

This statistic displays the minimum and maximum cost of utility-scale electricity generation globally in 2015, by energy resource. During that year, geothermal electricity generation cost a maximum of about 15 cents per kilowatt hours. In recent years, electricity prices have increased mostly due to increased transmission and distribution investments.

Average renewable electricity generation cost globally in 2018, by energy source

Electricity generation cost in U.S. cents per kilowatt hour
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Source

Release date

May 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

Figures were rounded.

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