(Originally Posted on Plan Washington Website)
WHAT IT IS
Weighted average of retail electricity rates, in cents per kilowatt hour.
WHY IT MATTERS
Cost of electricity is an especially important factor for manufacturing industries and larger commercial enterprises. It’s part of the larger competitive landscape of the cost of doing business.
WA CURRENT STANDING
3rd out of 50 states, 6.94 cents per kiloWatt hour (2013).