Indiana electricity rates in December 2016 averaged 11.40 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 7 percent less than the 12.21 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in December 2016.
Indiana natural gas rates in December 2016 averaged 6.33 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 30 percent less than the 9.06 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in December 2016.
While coal consumption as an electricity source dropped in almost every U.S. state from 2007 to 2015, IN, OH & PA saw the largest decreases.
Recent research analyzed solar energy policies in different U.S. states, and Indiana ended up being singled out as one of the states that lags behind the rest.
A recent report analyzed regional solar adoption in the U.S. and ranked cities in the based on their ability to generate solar power.
Indiana has an estimated population of 6,483,802, which ranks 14th in the nation. 
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