Massachusetts electricity rates in August 2017 averaged 19.94 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 51 percent more than the 13.19 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in August 2017.
Massachusetts natural gas rates in August 2017 averaged 15.92 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 12 percent less than the 18.09 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in August 2017.
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.