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Oahu electricity rates remain steady


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POSTED: Saturday, December 05, 2009

Hawaii households will see a slight dip in their electricity bills in December.

The average household electricity bill (600 kilowatt-hours per month) for Oahu will drop slightly to $145.09 this month, just 37 cents lower than $145.46 in November.

On Maui the average household bill will go down to $165.25 this month, down 1.2 percent from $167.29 in November.

The Big Island, meanwhile, will still see the highest electricity bills, at $199.31 this month, which is just 0.7 percent less than $200.77 last month.

The effective rates, which include fuel and other charges, for December are at 22.67 cents/kwh for Oahu, 26.20 cents/kwh for Maui and 31.37 cents/kwh for the Big Island.

               

     

 

POWER TO THE PEOPLE

        The average monthly residential Hawaiian Electric Co. bill is expected to drop slightly this month:

       

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
ISLAND DEC.NOV.PCT. CHANGE
Oahu$145.09$145.46-0.3%
Maui$165.25$167.29-1.2%
Big Island$199.31$200.77-0.7%