In 2017, Michigan’s electricity costs for commercial customers were higher than the “Top Ten” average and higher than those in all peer states except Alabama, California, and Massachusetts.

What It Is: Price per kilowatt-hour (kwh) of electricity for commercial users.     

Why It Matters: Maintaining competitive energy costs contributes to a state’s attractiveness to businesses.

Note: 2017 figures are calculated using data through March 2017.

Electricity Costs — Commercial Trends

Electricity Costs – Commercial Standings

Source: Energy Information Administration (Electricity Data Interactive)