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Historical Average Actual
Priority Firm Power Rates
FY 1938-2013 (cents per kWh)

 

[Note: The rates shown below are the average actual rates for PF power and do not include the cost of transmission/2. These rates do not include Slice and are calculated using total Block and Full Requirement revenue received divided by total kWhs sold to Block and Full Requirement customers. The actual rate paid by any individual customer will vary according to the shape of the load and the products and services purchased.]
 
Fiscal Year(s) Nominal
Cents/kWh
Real 2011$/2
Cents/kWh
1938-1974/2 0.33 N/a
1975-1979/2 0.37 N/a
1980 0.48 N/a
1981 0.61 N/a
1982 0.94 N/a
1983 1.50 N/a
1984 1.91 3.61
1985 1.91 3.52
1986 1.86 3.34
1987 1.80 3.15
1988 1.91 3.23
1989 1.91 3.12
1990 1.91 2.99
1991 1.92 2.92
1992 1.94 2.87
1993 1.96 2.84
1994 2.25 3.19
1995 2.28 3.16
1996 2.40 3.28
1997 2.16 2.89
1998 2.14 2.84
1999 2.12 2.77
2000 2.06 2.63
2001 2.16 2.70
2002 2.89 3.56
2003 3.08 3.71
2004 3.01 3.53
2005 2.87 3.26
2006 2.83 3.11
2007 2.70 2.88
2008 2.71 2.83
2009 2.66 2.75
2010 2.85 2.91
2011 2.86 2.86
2012 3.05 2.99
2013 3.10 2.98
Graphical Representation (PDF, 1 page, 166KB)

/1 Deflators from Bureau of Economic Analysis -
See Table 1.1.9. Implicit Price Deflators for Gross Domestic Product
for additional information.

/2 For 1938-1979 the cost of transmission is included in the rates.

 

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