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Electricity bills can vary greatly by month, depending on the weather – extreme heat or cold matters – location, local rates and overall usage. Prices usually are expressed in cents per kilowatt hour (kWh), but that doesn’t resonate with consumers: Americans don’t use one kilowatt hour. They use a bunch of them (an average of 867, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration). So what are the states with the lowest electricity bills ?
SaveOnEnergy.com® analysts figured it out from the latest EIA data, giving you the ability to compare your monthly bills with those of your neighbors, using the following metrics:
- Bill: average monthly bill across the state
- Rate: average rate per kilowatt hour (kWh)
- Consumption: average monthly energy usage
How does your state stack up? First, we’ll reveal where electricity bills are the cheapest: