Montana electricity rates in August 2018 averaged 11.51 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 13 percent less than the 13.30 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in August 2018.
Montana natural gas rates in August 2018 averaged 11.60 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 38 percent less than the 18.63 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in August 2018.
The U.S. DOE will be funding clean energy projects in two dozen American Indian and Alaska Native communities, it announced yesterday.
Last year was a record-breaking one for solar power generation in the U.S., and 2016 looks to have an even brighter future, the SEIA said.
For the first time ever, natural gas is expected to surpass coal as an electricity generating source in the United States.