Data & Research

Utility Data

With some of the most competitive and consistent energy costs in the nation, Oklahoma’s major utility companies can easily meet your customized power needs. With inexpensive and flexible rates, these utilities work closely with their communities, the state, and their customers to make Oklahoma THE place to live and do business. Known globally as an oil and gas giant, Oklahoma is rapidly diversifying that power portfolio to become America’s clean energy leader. Oklahoma’s utilities are aggressively adding wind generation to their portfolios, looking for opportunities to use solar and biomass, building transmission, installing Smart Grid technologies, and offering special tariffs to spur clean energy generation and related manufacturing.

Energy Costs for Selected States

State Cost Index Rank
New Jersey 148 7
California 136 9
Nevada 108 16
Texas 96 18
Illinois 96 21
Wisconsin 96 22
Alabama 95 23
Georgia 89 27
South Carolina 86 29
Montana 81 36
Arkansas 78 37
Wyoming 72 45
Oklahoma 68 49
Source: Moody's Analytics North American Business Cost Review, June 2011

Electric Rates and Consumption by Region

Regional Industrial
Electric Rates*
Demand 1000 KW Consumption
200,000 KWh
Demand 50,000 KW Consumption
25,000,000 KWh
Average for East South Central $17,564 $1,362,768
Average for West South Central $16,014 $1,339,223
Average for South Atlantic $20,126 $1,483,714
Average for Mountain $18,679 $1,591,321
Average for East North Central $19,881 $1,636,806
Average for USA $21,439 $1,883,724
Average for Mid-Atlantic $25,186 $2,218,315
Average for New England $30,930 $2,975,720
Average for Pacific $20,092 $1,663,187
Average for West North Central $15,608 $1,335,537
Source: Edison Electric Institute, Winter 2010