Massachusetts electricity rates in April 2018 averaged 22.34 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 73 percent more than the 12.89 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in April 2018.
Massachusetts natural gas rates in March 2018 averaged 0.00 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 100 percent less than the 10.12 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in March 2018.
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed new comprehensive legislation into law today, bringing multiple changes to solar energy in the state.
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.
Massachusetts has an estimated population of 6,547,629, which ranks 16th in the nation. 
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For more information about energy in Massachusetts, or to learn more about MA energy, visit the EIA.