What is a kilowatt-hour?
A kilowatt-hour (kWh) is the standard unit of measure for electricity use and is equal to 1,000 watt-hours. For example, a 100-watt light bulb running for one hour uses one-tenth of a kWh. If electricity costs 10 cents per kWh, it costs one cent per hour to operate that bulb.
How Rates Work
Below is an explanation of the four primary factors that influence your electric rate.
Wholesale Power Costs – These are energy and capacity costs.