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    Average Retail Price to Ultimate Customers in Cents per kilowatthour (1992-2007)
    (Entire United States)

    Year Residential Commercial Industrial Transportation Other All Sectors
    Total Electric Industry
    2007 10.65 9.65 6.39 9.7 - 9.13
    2006 10.4 9.46 6.16 9.54 - 8.9
    2005 9.45 8.67 5.73 8.57 - 8.14
    2004 8.95 8.17 5.25 7.18 - 7.61
    2003 8.72 8.03 5.11 7.54 - 7.44
    2002 8.44 7.89 4.88 - 6.75 7.20
    2001 8.58 7.92 5.05 - 7.20 7.29
    2000 8.24 7.43 4.64 - 6.56 6.81
    1999 8.16 7.26 4.43 - 6.35 6.64
    1998 8.26 7.41 4.48 - 6.63 6.74
    1997 8.43 7.59 4.53 - 6.91 6.85
    1996 8.36 7.64 4.6 - 6.91 6.86
    1995 8.4 7.69 4.66 - 6.88 6.89
    1994 8.38 7.73 4.77 - 6.84 6.91
    1993 8.32 7.74 4.85 - 6.88 6.93
    1992 8.21 7.66 4.83 - 6.74 6.82
    Full-Service Providers
    2007 10.36 9.26 6.17 8.82 - 8.98
    2006 10.59 9.18 6 8.44 - 8.77
    2005 9.4 8.46 5.61 7.45 - 8.05
    2004 8.91 8.02 5.14 7.47 - 7.55
    2003 8.68 7.89 5.01 6.82 - 7.38
    2002 8.40 7.77 4.78 - 6.65 7.13
    2001 8.55 7.84 5.01 - 7.15 7.25
    2000 8.21 7.36 4.57 - 6.48 6.78
    1999 8.16 7.26 4.43 - 6.35 6.66
    1998 8.26 7.41 4.48 - 6.63 6.74
    1997 8.43 7.59 4.53 - 6.91 6.85
    1996 8.36 7.64 4.6 - 6.91 6.86
    1995 8.4 7.69 4.66 - 6.88 6.89
    1994 8.38 7.73 4.77 - 6.84 6.91
    1993 8.32 7.74 4.85 - 6.88 6.93
    1992 8.21 7.66 4.83 - 6.74 6.82
    Energy-Only Providers
    2007 9.8 8.71 6.87 8.28 - 8.09
    2006 8.23 8.36 6.25 8.24 - 7.66
    2005 6.54 7.15 5.31 7.4 - 6.41
    2004 5.50 6.02 4.60 4.99 - 5.42
    2003 5.43 6.02 4.47 6.16 - 5.30
    2002 5.43 5.86 4.53 - 4.30 5.27
    2001 5.34 6.22 4.69 - 5.23 5.51
    2000 12.07 8.65 6.24 - 11.42 7.97
    1999 8.16 7.26 4.43 - 6.35 6.66
    1998 8.26 7.41 4.48 - - 6.74
    1997 8.43 7.59 4.53 - - 6.85
    1996 8.36 7.64 4.6 - - 6.86
    1995 - - - - - -
    1994 - - - - - -
    1993 - - - - - -
    1992 - - - - - -
    Delivery-Only Service
    2007 6 3.63 1.5 1.84 - 3.21
    2006 6.19 3.63 1.96 2.08 - 2.95
    2005 5.72 3.45 1.77 2.07 - 2.98
    2004 6.00 3.59 1.90 1.96 - 3.13
    2003 6.11 3.80 1.80 2.07 - 3.13
    2002 6.57 3.75 2.08 - 5.39 3.50
    2001 6.74 3.44 1.38 - 3.24 3.15
    2000 - - - - - -
    1999 - - - - - -
    1998 - - - - - -
    1997 - - - - - -
    1996 - - - - - -
    1995 - - - - - -
    1994 - - - - - -
    1993 - - - - - -
    1992 - - - - - -


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    Notes:
  • 2001-2004 Data Revised 10/10/2006
  • Beginning in 2003 the Other Sector has been eliminated. Data previously assigned to the Other Sector have been reclassified as follows: Lighting for public buildings, streets, and highways, interdepartamental sales, and other sales to public authorities are now included in the Commercial Sector; agricultural and irrigation sales where separately identified are now included in the Industrial Sector; and a new sector, Transportation, now includes electrified rail and various urban transit systems.
  • From 1996-1999, average revenue estimated based on retail sales reported on the Form EIA-861.
  • "-" = Not Available.

  • Source:
  • Table 7.4, Electric Power Annual, EIA.

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