Rate Comparisons

Commercial Rates Comparison

  • The National Average is 10.61¢
  • The Average Rate in Boise is 7.50¢

Industrial Rate Comparison

  • The National Average is 6.8¢
  • The Average Rate in Boise is 5.60¢

Based on Cents Per Kilowatt Hour, 12 Months ending Dec. 31, 2016

See how our Rates Compare With Other States

Select American Cities, Average Rate (cents per kWh)
City State Utility Commercial Industrial
BIRMINGHAM Alabama Alabama Power Company 11.89 6.53
PHOENIX Arizona Arizona Public Service Company 11.25 8.38
LITTLE ROCK Arkansas Entergy Arkansas, Inc. 8.21 6.31
LONG BEACH California Southern California Edison 12.46 7.07
SAN DIEGO California San Diego Gas & Electric Company 20.33 16.02
SAN FRANCISCO California Pacific Gas & Electric Company 17.26 10.06
DENVER Colorado Public Service Company of Colorado 9.45 6.48
NEW HAVEN Connecticut United Illuminating Company 16.00 13.29
MIAMI Florida Florida Power & Light Company 8.45 6.36
ATLANTA Georgia Georgia Power Company 9.54 5.61
HONOLULU Hawaii Hawaiian Electric Company 23.93 20.53
BOISE Idaho Idaho Power Company 7.63 5.74
LEWISTON Idaho Avista Corp. 8.39 5.70
CHICAGO Illinois Commonwealth Edison Company 9.20 5.47
INDIANAPOLIS Indiana Indianapolis Power & Light Company 11.20 8.50
CEDAR RAPIDS Iowa Interstate Power & Light 10.78 6.78
WICHITA Kansas Westar Energy-KGE 9.72 7.05
LEXINGTON Kentucky Kentucky Utilities Company 9.84 6.14
NEW ORLEANS Louisiana Entergy New Orleans, Inc. 9.51 7.86
BANGOR Maine Emera Maine – Bangor Hydro District 15.43 11.42
BOSTON Massachusetts Boston Edison Company 16.53 15.10
DETROIT Michigan DTE Electric Company 10.33 6.85
ST. PAUL Minnesota Northern States Power Company (MN) 10.19 7.79
JACKSON Mississippi Mississippi Power Company 10.33 6.77
KANSAS CITY Missouri Kansas City Power & Light Company 10.34 7.69
MISSOULA Montana NorthWestern Energy (formerly Montana Power) 11.20 8.25
RENO Nevada Sierra Pacific Power Company – NV Energy 7.67 4.88
MANCHESTER New Hampshire Public Service Company of New Hampshire d/b/a Eversource Energy 17.06 15.17
ALBUQUERQUE New Mexico Public Service Company of New Mexico 10.59 5.51
NEW YORK New York Consolidated Edison Company of New York 19.60 17.05
CHARLOTTE North Carolina Duke Energy Carolinas 7.69 6.01
GRAND FORKS North Dakota Northern States Power Company (MN) 9.20 7.24
CINCINNATI Ohio Duke Energy Ohio 10.06 8.91
TULSA Oklahoma Public Service Company of Oklahoma 7.00 4.33
PORTLAND Oregon Portland General Electric Company 9.25 6.56
PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania PECO Energy 9.68 6.86
CHARLESTON South Carolina South Carolina Electric & Gas Company 11.35 7.09
RAPID CITY South Dakota Black Hills Power, Inc. d/b/a Black Hills Energy 12.52 7.97
KINGSPORT Tennessee AEP (Kingsport Power Rate Area) 9.37 6.03
BEAUMONT Texas Entergy Texas 7.40 4.84
EL PASO Texas El Paso Electric Company 10.75 8.01
SALT LAKE CITY Utah PacifiCorp 8.61 6.07
VIRGINIA BEACH Virginia Dominion Virginia Power 7.36 5.84
BELLEVUE Washington Puget Sound Energy 9.80 9.28
SPOKANE Washington Avista Corp. 9.29 6.38
HUNTINGTON West Virginia AEP (Appalachian Power Rate Area) 9.22 6.84
MILWAUKEE Wisconsin We Energies (formerly Wisconsin Electric) 11.61 8.27
CASPER Wyoming PacifiCorp 9.02 6.56
National Average 10.64 6.88