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Compare Commercial Electric Rates in the United States

Average Commercial Electricity Rates By State: 2020 to 2021 

Source: Energy Information Administration (EIA)

State/Region kWh Price
(April 2021)
kWh Price
(April 2020)
Alabama 12.28 11.63
Alaska 19.01 19.33
Arizona 9.96 10.11
Arkansas 8.73 8.83
California 18.70 15.01
Colorado 10.35 10.15
Connecticut 16.81 18.93
Delaware 9.07 9.57
District of Columbia 12.09 11.82
Florida 9.34 9.29
Georgia 10.40 9.95
Hawaii 30.17 32.37
Idaho 7.73 7.66
Illinois 9.60 9.24
Indiana 11.53 11.06
Iowa 9.18 10.68
Kansas 10.63 10.45
Kentucky 10.82 10.48
Louisiana 10.15 8.56
Maine 12.31 12.60
Maryland 9.91 10.00
Massachusetts 15.80 15.74
Michigan 12.24 11.71
Minnesota 10.81 10.39
Mississippi 11.04 10.62
Missouri 8.41 8.18
Montana 10.42 10.49
Nebraska 8.77 9.00
Nevada 7.30 7.56
New Hampshire 16.62 15.32
New Jersey 12.41 12.11
New Mexico 10.37 9.71
New York 15.85 13.23
North Carolina 7.96 8.94
North Dakota 8.89 8.87
Ohio 9.78 9.77
Oklahoma 7.90 7.53
Oregon 9.07 9.14
Pennsylvania 8.64 8.79
Rhode Island 15.12 16.31
South Carolina 10.21 10.46
South Dakota 9.68 9.46
Tennessee 10.90 10.49
Texas 10.50 7.77
Utah 8.06 8.22
Vermont 16.52 16.67
Virginia 6.62 7.95
Washington 9.04 8.73
West Virginia 9.72 9.65
Wisconsin 10.77 10.92
Wyoming 9.90 9.90

Connecticut Electric Rates

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Provider Name Rate Per kWh Type of Rate Select Rate
Direct Energy 8.29¢ Fixed Sign Up
Constellation 8.29¢ Fixed Sign Up
Major Energy 8.99¢ Fixed Sign Up
Verde Energy USA 9.19¢ Fixed Sign Up

The average residential electric rate in Connecticut is 20.39¢ per kWh, which is much higher than the national average rate. The average electric bill in CT is around $372 a month. Many Connecticut residents notice higher power bills from January to June. This is a result of a high demand of natural gas production in the cold winter months.

Illinois Electric Rates

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Provider Name Rate Per kWh Type of Rate Select Rate
Constellation 6.39¢ Fixed Sign Up
Direct Energy 6.69¢ Fixed Sign Up
Just Energy 7.19¢ Fixed Sign Up

Massachusetts Electricity Rates

Compare current electric rates in Massachusetts

Provider Name Rate Per kWh Type of Rate Select Rate
Direct Energy 11.39¢ Fixed Sign Up
Constellation 11.59¢ Fixed Sign Up
Verde Energy USA 12.39¢ Fixed Sign Up
Major Energy 12.99¢ Fixed Sign Up

Mass electric rates are higher than most other deregulated states 21.92¢ per kWh on average. This is simply a result of supply and demand of a growing Massachusetts population. For a lower electric bill, MA residents should consider a choosing a fixed rate plan with a longer contract term.

New Hampshire Electric Rates

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Provider Name Rate Per kWh Type of Rate Select Rate
Direct Energy 8.19¢ Fixed Sign Up
NEH Power 9.19¢ Fixed Sign Up

As of 2021, residential electricity rates in New Hampshire are higher than the national average at 18.74¢ per kWh. To get the lowest prices on electric in NH, we recommend securing a fixed rate for 2 or 3 years at a time. 

New Jersey Electric Rates

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Provider Name Rate Per kWh Type of Rate Select Rate
Verde Energy USA 10.19¢ Fixed Sign Up
Constellation 10.39¢ Fixed Sign Up
Major Energy 10.49¢ Fixed Sign Up
Direct Energy 10.69¢ Fixed Sign Up

Currently, NJ electric rates hover around 15.99¢ per kilowatt hour. At Quick Electricity, you can secure much lower rates for term lengths up to 36 months. 

New York Electricity Rates

Compare the lowest electric rates in NY

Provider Name Rate Per kWh Type of Rate Select Rate
Major Energy 8.59¢ Fixed Sign Up
Constellation 8.79¢ Fixed Sign Up
Verde Energy USA 10.49¢ Fixed Sign Up

New York electricity rates are as competitive as ever. At Quick Electricity, you can easily compare prices in your NY city and switch providers in about 5 minutes online. Start by using our zip code search.

Pennsylvania Electric Rates

Instantly compare current electricity prices in PA

Provider Name Rate Per kWh Type of Rate Select Rate
Just Energy 7.75¢ Fixed Sign Up
WGL Energy 8.10¢ Fixed Sign Up
Direct Energy 8.59¢ Fixed Sign Up
Spark Energy 8.69¢ Fixed Sign Up
Verde Energy USA 8.79¢ Fixed Sign Up
Constellation 8.89¢ Fixed Sign Up
Yep Energy 9.43¢ Fixed Sign Up

Want to see more PA electric rates and plans? Use our zip code search to find the lowest energy rates across the state. At Quick Electricity, we make it easy to set up electric utilities in Pennsylvania.

Ohio Electric Rates

Provider Name Rate Per kWh Type of Rate Select Rate
Just Energy 5.49¢ Fixed Sign Up
Direct Energy 5.69¢ Fixed Sign Up

If you live in Ohio, you expect cheap electricity. OH electric rates are among the lowest in the United States. At Quick Electricity, you can lock in a fixed energy rate as low as 5.49¢. To find pricing in your Ohio city, use our zip code search.