Belton Consulting
7266 Tom Dr., Suite 200
Baton Rouge, LA, 70806
(225) 615-0212


Louisiana Public Service Commission Electric Rate Cost Comparison, October 2014

Attached you will find the most recent report from the LPSC listing current electricity rates in Louisiana of those companies that are regulated by the LPSC. The distinction for currently having the highest rates in the state goes to Cleco, while SLEMCO has the lowest rates. The remainder of the investor owned utilities and electric co-ops prices fall in between. The average cost per/kWh for residential customers is about 9 cents, which is REALLY LOW, and, in fact, is one of the lowest, if not, the lowest average rate in the country.

LPSC Copy of Residential Bill Comparisons By Month for October 2014


LPSC Residential Rate Comparison Gas Distribution Systems

Attached you will find the September 2012 Residential Rate Comparison for Gas Distribution Systems regulated by the Louisiana Public Service Commission. The total rate paid by customers consists of the Purchase Gas Adjustment (“PGA”), Customer and Commodity Charge.

For the month of September 2012 from a cost of gas perspective, the high is St. Amant Gas Company at $10.6290/MCF, while the low is  Livingston Gas and Utility Company at $3.997/MCF. From a total rate perspective, the highest base combined rate is Livingston Gas and Utility Company at $14.94/MCF, and the lowest is Entergy Gulf States Utilities at $8.08/MCF.     LPSC Copy of September 2012 Gas Bill Comparison


LPSC Residential Electric Rate Comparison for October 2012

Attached you will find the Louisiana Public Service Commission’s Residential Electric Rate Comparison for October 2012. Louisiana electric customers are enjoying the low price of natural gas which is reflected in low electric rates. By way of comparison, for a typical customer usage of 1000 Kwh/month, the highest and lowest cost providers of electricity in Louisiana are as follows: Cleco continues it’s trend of having the highest electric rates in Louisiana at $113.81 for 1000 Kwh/month. Claiborne Electric Cooperative is the lowest cost provider at $74.11 for 1000 Kwh/month. The cost basis for providing electric service is somewhat different for investor owned utilities like Cleco, versus electric cooperatives like Claiborne. A more accurate comparision of investor owned electric utilities shows Cleco at the highest as mentioned at $113.81 for 1000 Kwh/month, with Entergy Gulf States the lowest at $84.85. The electric cooperative with the highest rate is Jefferson Davis Electric Co-Op at $95.76 for 1000 Kwh/month, and the lowest, as mentioned, is Claiborne Electric Cooperative at $74.11 for 1000 Kwh/month. The attached spreadsheet gives more detailed information on each electric utility providing service in Louisiana. LPSC Copy of Residential Bill Comparisons By Month for October 2012

Next Page »

Request a
Free Consultation

About Belton Consulting, LLC

Belton Consulting, LLC was founded by Emory A. Belton, Jr. with the goal of providing a unique resource in the energy industry. Our clients put their trust in Belton Consulting, LLC to represent their interests before legislative bodies, regulatory agencies, other state executive branch agencies and departments, and local government. Read More

Subscribe & Share

Belton Consulting Blog

Favorite Links