Wyo. Had Lowest Retail Power Rates In U.S. In 2010
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — New data from the federal government show that Wyoming had the lowest retail rates for electricity in the country in 2010.
The U.S. Energy Information Administration says the average price in Wyoming that year was 6.2 cents per kilowatt-hour.
The Gillette News-Record reports (http://bit.ly/waCXSa) that Hawaii had the highest retail rate, 25.1 cents. The national average was 9.83 cents.
Most electricity generated in Wyoming in 2010 came from coal.