Electricity Rates in Arizona
Electricity Rates, Plans & Statistics
Electricity Companies & Statistics in Arizona
- Population see rank7,151,502
- Total Production see rank104,447,595 MWh / 14.6 MWh per capita
- Total Consumption see rank82,461,364 MWh / 11.53 MWh per capita
- Total Production from Renewable see rank14,646,704 MWh / 2.05 MWh per capita
- CO2 Emissions from Consumption see rank26,099,677,886 kg / 3,649.54 kg per capita
- Total Production from Non-Renewable see rank89,811,258 MWh / 12.56 MWh per capita
Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Arizona
Arizona residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.
Historical Electricity Rates:
Arizona Electricity Fuel Mix
Arizona's Electricity Prices and Usage
The Arizona residential electricity rate in 2022 averages 12.83 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 11.24% lower than the United States average price of 14.46 cents. Arizona ranks as the 22nd lowest priced state in the United States using average electricity rate. While there are 32 electricity companies operating in the state, customers usually will only have one supplier option due to the regulated electricity market in place. Arizona has accomplished a 2.07% increase in the use of renewable fuels for electricity generation in the past 12 months. The state has total emissions of 3,649.54 kilograms per person of CO2 gases, making it the 34th highest polluting state per capita. Electricity generation facilities in the state generate 26.66% more electricity than the state uses, meaning the excess electricity can be stored for later use or exported. Salt River Project sells 30,655,612 megawatt hours in the state each year, which is more than any other provider.
Residential Electricity Providers in Arizona
|Provider||Service Type||Residential Rate (¢)||Residential Average Bill ($)||Residential Sales (MWh)||Residential Revenues ($)||State Production (MWh)|
|Arizona Public Service||BUNDLED||13.70||137.95||14,407,434||1,973,673,316||20,344,090.22|
|Salt River Project||BUNDLED||11.75||138.61||14,186,599||1,666,663,000||27,860,113.48|
|Tucson Electric Power||BUNDLED||13.60||109.11||3,842,015||522,518,172||6,384,250.19|
|UNS Energy Corporation||BUNDLED||11.40||105.04||1,003,708||114,452,077||7,221,889.19|
|Trico Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||14.30||129.84||534,252||76,380,242|
|Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||13.12||99.25||404,610||53,104,000|
|Electrical District 3||BUNDLED||12.98||149.92||347,873||45,150,000|
|Navopache Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||13.09||77.73||264,808||34,665,100|
|Navajo Tribal Utility Authority||BUNDLED||15.22||77.51||164,386||25,017,000|
Commercial Electricity Providers in Arizona
|Provider||Service Type||Commercial Rate (¢)||Commercial Average Bill ($)||Commercial Sales (MWh)||Commercial Revenues ($)||State Production (MWh)|
|Arizona Public Service||BUNDLED||11.30||914.03||13,364,595||1,510,351,507||20,344,090.22|
|Salt River Project||BUNDLED||9.24||867.09||12,162,232||1,123,500,920||27,860,113.48|
|Tucson Electric Power||BUNDLED||13.43||522.38||1,934,892||259,912,276||6,384,250.19|
|UNS Energy Corporation||BUNDLED||11.34||553.08||703,053||79,693,382||7,221,889.19|
|Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||10.37||496.18||458,145||47,526,000|
|Trico Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||12.37||1,009.74||219,690||27,168,949|
|Navajo Tribal Utility Authority||BUNDLED||16.21||805||198,818||32,237,000|
|Electrical District 3||BUNDLED||10.97||935.42||180,463||19,801,000|
Power Plants in Arizona
|Plant||City/County||Primary Fuel Type||Production (MWh)||Emission (KG)||Emissions/MWh (KG/MWh)||Toxic Chemical Release||Closing Date|
Red HawkArizona Public Service (100.00%)
|Maricopa County||Natural Gas||4,744,829||1,794,823,318.82||378.27|
Mesquite Generating Station Block 2San Diego Gas and Electric (100.00%)
|Maricopa County||Natural Gas||3,597,841||1,391,147,083.62||386.66|
CoronadoSalt River Project (100.00%)
Griffith Energy LLCCapital Power Corporation (100.00%)
|Mohave County||Natural Gas||3,219,917||1,232,512,752.66||382.78|
Gila River Power Block 2Salt River Project (100.00%)
|Gila Bend||Natural Gas||2,749,342||1,065,397,788.84||387.51|
|Gila Bend||Natural Gas||2,739,852||1,111,649,076.58||405.73|
Mesquite Generating Station Block 1Salt River Project (100.00%)
|Maricopa County||Natural Gas||2,674,425||1,057,490,522.34||395.41|
Arizona had a 7.75% drop in CO2 emissions per capita over the course of the previous 12 months.
Arizona is the 21st highest polluting state in the United States based on electricity related emissions, emitting 26,099,677,886.15 kilograms of CO2 emissions.
Arizona is the 14th highest state for non-renewable generation per capita, with an average of 12.56 megawatt hours per resident produced from non-renewable fuels per year.
Residents in Arizona are faced with an average of 2.97 power outages per year, with outages lasting an average of 210.44 minutes.
Arizona generates approximately 1.97 megawatt hours of electricity using natural gas per person living in the state. This is the 27th highest amount by a state in the nation.
Almost 5.47% of Arizona's electricity comes from hydroelectric power plants, making them 11th in the country for total hydroelectric generation.
|County||Population||Providers||Plants||Residential Rate (¢)||Residential Avg. Electric Bill|
|La Paz County||16,557||3||2||13.11||$133.00/mo|
|Santa Cruz County||47,669||5||2||13.23||$101.81/mo|
Arizona emits 3,649.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use per resident in the state, which makes it the 34th highest polluting state in the nation based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic, the total pollution for the state from electricity consumption is 26,099,677,886.15 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 21st highest amount in the country. Over 42.01% of electricity in the state of Arizona comes from production using Natural Gas. Nuclear (30.46%) is also used in the production of electricity, as well as Coal (13.48%). Arizona has 127 power producing plants within its borders. This is the 23rd highest number of plants within a single state and the 40th highest number of power plants per person in a state.
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FAQ: Common Questions About Electricity in Arizona
How many power plants are located within Arizona?
There are 127 active electricity plants located in Arizona.
Does Arizona have a deregulated electricity market?
No, Arizona has a regulated electricity market where consumers often have only a single provider choice for their electricity needs.
How many electric companies offer service in Arizona?
Arizona has 32 electricity companies serving consumers in the area.
What is a good electricity rate in Arizona?
The average rate per kilowatt hour of electricity is 12.83 cents in Arizona in 2022.
Where does Arizona get its electricity?
Arizona's electricity is produced using primarily Natural Gas, which accounts for 42.01% of the fuel used in the state. The second and third most used fuel types are Nuclear and Coal, which make up 30.46% and 13.48% of total production respectively.
What is the average electric bill in Arizona?
The Arizona average electricity bill is $135 so far in 2022.
What is the cheapest electricity company in Arizona?
|Residential Rate Rank||Provider||Residential Rate (¢)||State Customers|
|1||Fredonia, Arizona Electric Utility||6.55||774|
|2||Colorado River Indian Irr Proj||6.62||2,193|
|3||Page Electric Utility||7.83||4,414|
|5||Morenci Water and Electric||8.40||2,602|
|7||Wickenburg, Arizona Electric Utility||10.09||1,441|
|8||Ak-Chin Electric Utility Authority||10.16||471|
|9||City of Safford Utilities||10.43||5,155|
|10||Thatcher, Arizona Electric Utility||10.71||2,673|
What electricity company is the largest provider in Arizona?
The largest electricity company in Arizona by total customer count is Arizona Public Service.
What electricity companies are in Arizona?
|State Customers Rank||Provider||State Customers|
|1||Arizona Public Service||1,332,848|
|2||Salt River Project||1,110,056|
|3||Tucson Electric Power||441,115|
|4||UNS Energy Corporation||102,817|
|5||Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative||52,577|
|6||Trico Electric Cooperative||51,289|
|8||Navopache Electric Cooperative||40,973|
|9||Navajo Tribal Utility Authority||30,236|
|10||Electrical District 3||27,201|