New Jersey electricity rates in May 2017 averaged 16.22 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 25 percent more than the 13.02 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in May 2017.
New Jersey natural gas rates in May 2017 averaged 9.68 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 27 percent less than the 13.21 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in May 2017.
Nearly all new electricity generation in the United States originated from one of three sources in 2015 – wind energy, solar energy or natural gas.
One particular type of solar energy imitative has been making waves in multiple countries across the globe: floating solar panel installations.
New Jersey has an estimated population of 8,791,894, which ranks 12th in the nation. 
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For more information about energy in New Jersey, or to learn more about NJ energy, visit the EIA.