The spreadsheet Average Monthly Electricity Bills by Sector & State, 2009 has been added to the SAFER Databank.
This data shows that in the South’s residential sector, consumers have an electricity rate per kilowatt hour 20 percent below the national average, but pay 6.4 percent more on their average monthly electricity bills. In the commercial sector, consumers pay 23 percent less per kilowatt hour than the national average with average monthly bills 26 percent lower. In the industrial sector, consumers pay 11 percent less per kilowatt hour and pay 134 percent more in average monthly bills than the national average.
The differences in average monthly bills can be attributed to cost per kilowatt hour, climate, efficiency efforts, and industrial make up of the state’s economy.
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