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Denver Electricity Rates

Commercial Electricity in Denver

^ The average commercial electricity rate in Denver, CO is 9.16¢/kWh.[1]

Residential Electricity in Denver

^ The average residential electricity rate in Denver, CO is 11.05¢/kWh.[1]

Industrial Electricity in Denver

^ The average industrial electricity rate in Denver, CO is 6.04¢/kWh.[1]

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Denver, CO Electricity Statistics

Commercial electricity rates in Denver


  • Commercial Electricity in Denver
    • The average commercial electricity rate in Denver is 9.16¢/kWh.[1]
    • This average (commercial) electricity rate in Denver is 2.45% less than the Colorado average rate of 9.39¢/kWh.[2]
    • The average (commercial) electricity rate in Denver is 9.22% less than the national average rate of 10.09¢/kWh. Commercial rates in the U.S. range from 6.86¢/kWh to 34.88¢/kWh.[2]

Residential electricity rates in Denver


  • Residential Electricity in Denver
    • The average residential electricity rate in Denver is 11.05¢/kWh.[1]
    • This average (residential) electricity rate in Denver is 3.58% less than the Colorado average rate of 11.46¢/kWh.[2]
    • The average (residential) electricity rate in Denver is 6.99% less than the national average rate of 11.88¢/kWh. Residential rates in the U.S. range from 8.37¢/kWh to 37.34¢/kWh.[2]

Industrial electricity rates in Denver


  • Industrial Electricity in Denver
    • The average industrial electricity rate in Denver is 6.04¢/kWh.[1]
    • This average (industrial) electricity rate in Denver is 13.09% less than the Colorado average rate of 6.95¢/kWh.[2]
    • The average (industrial) electricity rate in Denver is 9.45% less than the national average rate of 6.67¢/kWh. Industrial rates in the U.S. range from 4.13¢/kWh to 30.82¢/kWh.[2]
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Colorado Electricity Rates & Consumption

Commercial electricity in Colorado


  • Commercial electricity rates in CO [3]
    • The average commercial electricity rate in Colorado is 9.39¢/kWh, which ranks 25th in the nation and is 6.94% less than the national average rate of 10.09¢/kWh.[3]
  • Commercial electricity consumption in CO [3]
    • Commercial electricity consumption in Colorado averages 4,778 kWh/month, which ranks 43rd in the nation and is 23.4% less than the national average of 6,238 kWh/month.
  • Commercial electricity bills in CO [3]
    • The average monthly commercial electricity bill in Colorado is $449, which ranks 42nd in the nation and is 28.62% less than the national average of $629.
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Residential electricity in Colorado


  • Residential electricity rates in Colorado [3]
    • The average residential electricity rate in Colorado is 11.46¢/kWh, which ranks 21st in the nation and is 3.54% less than the national average rate of 11.88¢/kWh.
  • Residential electricity consumption in CO [3]
    • Residential electricity consumption in Colorado averages 706 kWh/month, which ranks 38th in the nation and is 21.82% less than the national average of 903 kWh/month.
  • Residential electricity bills in CO [3]
    • The average monthly residential electricity bill in Colorado is $81, which ranks 48th in the nation and is 24.3% less than the national average of $107 per month.
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Industrial electricity in Colorado


  • Industrial electricity rates in Colorado [3]
    • The average industrial electricity rate in Colorado is 6.95¢/kWh, which ranks 20th in the nation and is 4.2% greater than the national average rate of 6.67¢/kWh.
  • Industrial electricity consumption in CO [3]
    • Industrial electricity consumption in Colorado averages 80,202 kWh/month, which ranks 33rd in the nation and is 28.49% less than the national average of 112,158 kWh/month.
  • Industrial electricity bills in CO [3]
    • The average monthly industrial electricity bill in Colorado is $5,571, which ranks 33rd in the nation and is 25.55% less than the national average of $7,483.
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Household Income in Denver, CO

Denver, CO Income Breakdown [4]


Income Summary for Denver, CO


    • Household income: The city of Denver has a median household income of $28,393, versus $58,522 for the U.S.[4]
    • Compared to the U.S.: Median household income in Denver is approximately 51 percent less than the median income for the entire United States.[4]
    • Poverty level: Approximately 21 percent of Denver households have incomes below poverty level.[4]
    • Electric bills: The average residential electricity bill in Colorado is about $81/month, ranking 48th in the U.S. and 24.3% less than the national average of $107.[5]

Income: Denver vs. Nation [4]


Additional information about Denver

About Denver

Denver is a city located in Denver County in the state of Colorado, and has a population of approximately 600,158.[6]

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More about Denver utilities

For more information about Denver electricity, or for additional resources regarding electricity & utilities in your state, visit the Energy Information Administration.

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One way to produce electricity is by hydropower, where electricity is generated by water spinning turbines attached to generators.

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References

1. ^ National Renewable Energy Laboratory

2. ^ U.S. Department of Energy

3. ^ U.S. Energy Information Administration (2012)

4. ^ United States Census Bureau

5. ^ U.S. Energy Information Administration

6. ^ United States Census Bureau