Average Price of Electricity

Los Angeles-Riverside-Orange Counties
1996-2016

Cents per kilowatt-hour, cents/kWh

Year Average Price
2016 $0.21
2015 $0.21
2014 $0.21
2013 $0.22
2012 $0.20
2011 $0.20
2010 $0.20
2009 $0.19
2008 $0.18
2007 $0.19
2006 $0.19
2005 $0.14
2004 $0.13
2003 $0.15
2002 $0.18
2001 $0.15
2000 $0.12
1999 $0.12
1998 $0.12
1997 $0.13
1996 $0.12

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


In 2015, Los Angeles County consumed 69.5 billion Kilowatt hours of electricity (29.1% of that for residential use). The county leads California in electricity consumption, accounting for 24.6% of statewide consumption. Source: California Energy Commission