North Carolina electricity rates in August 2020 averaged 11.56 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 13 percent less than the 13.31 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in August 2020.
North Carolina natural gas rates in June 2020 averaged 0.00 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 100 percent less than the 17.57 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in June 2020.
As of last week, Apple now also an energy company. But that’s old news — Google already played that card all the way back in 2010.
Apple just created a subsidiary named Apple Energy that will do exactly what it seems a company by that name would do — sell energy.
A second quarter (Q2) U.S. solar market report was released and the results are clear: The use of solar power continues to rise in the U.S.
North Carolina has an estimated population of 9,535,483, which ranks 8th in the nation. 
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For more information about energy in North Carolina, or to learn more about NC energy, visit the EIA.