Average retail price (cents/kWh) in 2009:*
Number of residential customers:*
Megawatt hours sold:*
2009 residential revenue:*
Based in Greenville, Ala., Pioneer Electric Cooperative
primarily serves Butler, Lowndes, Dallas, and Wilcox counties. The average price for electricity in Alabama was 10.66¢ per kilowatt hour, according to U.S. Energy Information Administration's 2009 survey. Photographer: Danita Delimont/ Getty Images
Note: In states where the No. 1 most expensive utility serves only a small number of residential customers, the next most expensive utility with more than 1,000 residential customers is also provided.
* Price and sales data on all slides refer to the residential sector, 2009, the most recent survey of all utilities in the U.S. Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration