Minnesota electricity rates in March 2017 averaged 12.58 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 2 percent less than the 12.90 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in March 2017.
Minnesota natural gas rates in March 2017 averaged 7.67 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 23 percent less than the 9.90 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in March 2017.
The U.S. DOE will be funding clean energy projects in two dozen American Indian and Alaska Native communities, it announced yesterday.
The United States is maintaining its role as a leader of wind power production across the globe, the AWEA said in a recent report.
A recent report from the Minnesota Department of Commerce noted that more than a fifth of all electricity generated in the state in 2015 came from renewable sources.
Minnesota has an estimated population of 5,303,925, which ranks 21st in the nation. 
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