Minnesota electricity rates in August 2017 averaged 13.89 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 5 percent more than the 13.19 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in August 2017.
Minnesota natural gas rates in August 2017 averaged 13.53 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 25 percent less than the 18.09 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in August 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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