New Jersey electricity rates in August 2017 averaged 15.86 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 20 percent more than the 13.19 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in August 2017.
New Jersey natural gas rates in August 2017 averaged 12.11 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 33 percent less than the 18.09 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in August 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.