North Dakota electricity rates in August 2017 averaged 12.22 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 7 percent less than the 13.19 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in August 2017.
North Dakota natural gas rates in August 2017 averaged 20.51 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 13 percent more than the 18.09 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in August 2017.
Natural gas production in the United States reached a record high last year, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said in a recent report.
Nearly all new electricity generation in the United States originated from one of three sources in 2015 – wind energy, solar energy or natural gas.
North Dakota has an estimated population of 672,591, which ranks 46th in the nation. 
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For more information about energy in North Dakota, or to learn more about ND energy, visit the EIA.