The map displays electricity rates of Western U.P. commercial customers at the municipal level (e.g. city, township). Data for electricity prices was provided by the Michigan Public Service Commission, and the Energy Information Administration. As of August 2016, Michigan's average retail rate is $13.56 cents per kWh for commercial customers consuming 5,000 kWh monthly. Commercial retail rates are based on the rates for investor owned utilities for 5,000 kWh customers on August 1st, 2016. Municipal utility rates were provided by the Energy Information Administration. Rates for OCREA were calculated from 2015 Financial and Operating Report.