Below is a chart, summarizing the average per kWh cost of electricity. It’s the January, 2021 figures. It’s not good news for “renewable power” obsessed California.
It compares usage categories for CA vs. the national average — an average that INCLUDES California. I run this comparison periodically. I last ran this comparison in about December, 2019. The disparity in cost for CA has only gotten worse since then. Especially for residential use.
Our sky high “industrial” rates — more than DOUBLE the national average, — are doubtless a significant factor why manufactures and other heavy power users (such at Internet server farms) are leaving the Golden State.
The source of this information compares ALL states, for those of you that are interested: https://www.eia.gov/electricity/monthly/epm_table_grapher.php?… Read More