Ohio electricity rates in January 2017 averaged 11.55 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 5 percent less than the 12.22 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in January 2017.
Ohio natural gas rates in December 2016 averaged 7.91 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 13 percent less than the 9.06 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in December 2016.
While coal consumption as an electricity source dropped in almost every U.S. state from 2007 to 2015, IN, OH & PA saw the largest decreases.
When talking about renewable energy source in the U.S., solar energy and wind energy typically dominate the conversation. But don’t sleep on hydropower.
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.