Connecticut electricity rates in August 2017 averaged 20.55 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 56 percent more than the 13.19 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in August 2017.
Connecticut natural gas rates in August 2017 averaged 22.67 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 25 percent more than the 18.09 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in August 2017.
The Connecticut OCC revealed this week that state residents paid about $58 million more than they should have for electricity in 2015.
The NREL recently assessed the state of solar in the U.S. and found that rooftop has the potential to power nearly two-fifths of the nation.
Connecticut has an estimated population of 3,574,097, which ranks 29th in the nation. 
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For more information about energy in Connecticut, or to learn more about CT energy, visit the EIA.