Massachusetts electricity rates in December 2018 averaged 21.99 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 76 percent more than the 12.47 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in December 2018.
Massachusetts natural gas rates in December 2018 averaged 15.16 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 57 percent more than the 9.63 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in December 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.