North Dakota electricity rates in May 2017 averaged 11.40 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 12 percent less than the 13.02 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in May 2017.
North Dakota natural gas rates in April 2017 averaged 7.61 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 42 percent less than the 13.21 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in April 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.