The cost of electricity in selected Wasatch Front cities falls roughly in the middle among Western cities.

Residential electrical bill for 500 kilowatt-hours*Phoenix $53.17

San Francisco 51.84

Los Angeles 44.15

Denver 37.90

S.L., Ogden, Orem 37.21

Portland 27.69

Las Vegas 26.51

Boise 23.51

Seattle 15.67

*January 1990

Source: Edison Electrical Institute