Don’t complain too loudly about your electric bill if you live in Oklahoma. Based on a January Choose Energy Rate Report, Oklahoma is among the top 10 states with the lowest average residential rates in the U.S.
The report showed Oklahoma’s average residential rate of 10.79 cents per kilowatt hour is 8th lowest and also below the national average of 13.6 cents per kilowatt hour. The national average rose 0.4 % compared with the December spending for electricity.
Oklahoma’s average rate fell nearly 3% from October 2019 to October 2020. The report showed Oklahoma’s October 2019 rate was 11.09 cents and fell 2.7% to 10.79 in October 2020.
Nevada is the absolute lowest with a rate of 4.07 cents per kilowatt hour. Hawaii has the highest average residential rate at 28.95 cents.
Kansas is ranked 29th with an average of 13.09 cents per kilowatt hour. Texas is 18th with an average of 11.09. New Mexico is 31 and has an average this month of 13.39 per kilowatt hour.
Colorado, which likes to boast of its green efforts is ranked 22nd with an average of 12.44 cents per kilowatt hour. Missouri is 9th with an average of 11.05 cents.
Figures show the national average increased 6.2% compared to January of 2019.
Click here to view the report.