Electricity Rates in Arizona
Electricity Rates, Plans & Statistics
Electricity Companies & Statistics in Arizona
- Population see rank7,276,316
- Total Production see rank107,054,061 MWh / 14.71 MWh per capita
- Total Consumption see rank51,501,709 MWh / 7.08 MWh per capita
- Total Production from Renewable see rank14,529,798 MWh / 2 MWh per capita
- CO2 Emissions from Consumption see rank16,171,960,923 kg / 2,222.55 kg per capita
- Total Production from Non-Renewable see rank92,535,494 MWh / 12.72 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 2023 averages 13.03 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 17.10% lower than the United States average price of 15.72 cents. Arizona ranks as the 18th 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. The state is the 14th largest state in the United States, with a population of 7,276,316. The state is the 18th highest producer of electricity per capita, with an average of 14.71 megawatt hours produced per capita a year. The average monthly residential power bill for a consumer in Arizona is $140.01 per month, while the nationwide average is $147.64. The state ranks 13th highest in the country in total electricity produced within its borders, with 107,054,061.48 megawatt hours produced.
Residential Electricity Providers in Arizona
|Provider||Service Type||Residential Rate (¢)||Residential Average Bill ($)||Residential Sales (MWh)||Residential Revenues ($)||State Production (MWh)|
|Arizona Public Service||BUNDLED||14.36||143.5||14,573,777||2,093,215,207||20,714,246.59|
|Salt River Project||BUNDLED||12.09||141.29||14,303,335||1,729,740,000||30,258,548.84|
|Tucson Electric Power||BUNDLED||13.91||109.12||3,790,505||527,100,451||6,170,996.18|
|UNS Energy Corporation||BUNDLED||12.57||115.34||1,016,883||127,778,038||6,921,273.93|
|Trico Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||14.31||129.18||543,136||77,707,414|
|Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||14.56||105.41||391,104||56,953,000|
|Electrical District 3||BUNDLED||13.70||144.27||339,498||46,527,000|
|Navopache Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||13.87||83.21||271,994||37,722,000|
|Navajo Tribal Utility Authority||BUNDLED||17.19||89.31||170,086||29,237,000|
Commercial Electricity Providers in Arizona
|Provider||Service Type||Commercial Rate (¢)||Commercial Average Bill ($)||Commercial Sales (MWh)||Commercial Revenues ($)||State Production (MWh)|
|Arizona Public Service||BUNDLED||12.03||991.63||13,788,852||1,658,433,252||20,714,246.59|
|Salt River Project||BUNDLED||9.58||899.27||12,381,796||1,185,979,760||30,258,548.84|
|Tucson Electric Power||BUNDLED||13.84||528.97||1,905,201||263,663,302||6,170,996.18|
|UNS Energy Corporation||BUNDLED||12.93||608.95||684,673||88,518,266||6,921,273.93|
|Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||11.67||559.59||460,070||53,680,000|
|Trico Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||12.30||1,048.29||231,518||28,469,479|
|Navajo Tribal Utility Authority||BUNDLED||18.17||944.56||210,450||38,234,000|
|Electrical District 3||BUNDLED||10.94||914.67||179,965||19,680,000|
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||5,228,075||1,954,787,386.44||373.9|
Mesquite Generating Station Block 2San Diego Gas and Electric (100.00%)
|Maricopa County||Natural Gas||3,704,708||1,443,418,612.02||389.62|
Mesquite Generating Station Block 1Salt River Project (100.00%)
|Maricopa County||Natural Gas||3,380,866||1,329,949,271.42||393.38|
CoronadoSalt River Project (100.00%)
Griffith Energy LLCCapital Power Corporation (100.00%)
|Mohave County||Natural Gas||3,190,819||1,227,641,367.12||384.74|
Arlington Valley Energy FacilityCapital Power Corporation (100.00%)
|Maricopa County||Natural Gas||3,012,092||1,164,109,604.7||386.48|
Gila River Power Block 1Salt River Project (100.00%)
|Gila Bend||Natural Gas||2,941,401||1,128,991,153.92||383.83|
Consumers living within Arizona use a grand total of 51,500,000 megawatt hours for their electricity needs.
About 5.38% of the state of Arizona's electricity comes from hydroelectric power facilities, ranking them 9th in the nation for total hydroelectric generation.
During the course of the most recent year, Arizona has seen a 0.85% increase in CO2 emissions from electricity use.
Arizona has seen a 1.75% rise in the state's population in the past year.
Natural gas makes up 45.12% of the electricity generation in Arizona, giving it a ranking of 14th countrywide for natural gas production.
Wind turbines produce 0.21 megawatt hours per year per person for Arizona residents, which is 31st highest in the country.
|County||Population||Providers||Plants||Residential Rate (¢)||Residential Avg. Electric Bill|
|La Paz County||16,845||3||1||13.63||$137.04/mo|
|Santa Cruz County||47,463||5||14.49||$107.07/mo|
Arizona emits 2,222.55 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 16,171,960,922.53 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 21st highest amount in the country. Over 45.12% of electricity in the state of Arizona comes from production using Natural Gas. Nuclear (29.57%) is also used in the production of electricity, as well as Coal (11.72%). Arizona has 56 power producing plants within its borders. This is the 14th highest number of plants within a single state and the 35th 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 56 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 13.03 cents in Arizona in 2023.
Where does Arizona get its electricity?
Arizona's electricity is produced using primarily Natural Gas, which accounts for 45.12% of the fuel used in the state. The second and third most used fuel types are Nuclear and Coal, which make up 29.57% and 11.72% of total production respectively.
What is the average electric bill in Arizona?
The Arizona average electricity bill is $140 so far in 2023.
What is the cheapest electricity company in Arizona?
|Residential Rate Rank||Provider||Residential Rate (¢)||State Customers|
|1||Colorado River Indian Irr Proj||5.59||2,201|
|2||Fredonia, Arizona Electric Utility||6.93||869|
|3||Page Electric Utility||7.98||4,447|
|5||Morenci Water and Electric||8.96||2,589|
|6||Graham County Electric Cooperative||9.39||8,029|
|7||Ak-Chin Electric Utility Authority||9.59||471|
|8||Wickenburg, Arizona Electric Utility||10.06||1,473|
|10||City of Safford Utilities||10.51||5,241|
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||1,357,693|
|2||Salt River Project||1,130,138|
|3||Tucson Electric Power||444,668|
|4||UNS Energy Corporation||104,444|
|5||Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative||53,025|
|6||Trico Electric Cooperative||52,420|
|8||Navopache Electric Cooperative||41,653|
|9||Navajo Tribal Utility Authority||30,656|
|10||Electrical District 3||29,020|