North Dakota electricity rates in April 2017 averaged 10.39 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 18 percent less than the 12.70 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in April 2017.
North Dakota natural gas rates in March 2017 averaged 6.48 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 35 percent less than the 9.90 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in March 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.