Ohio electricity rates in August 2017 averaged 12.62 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 4 percent less than the 13.19 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in August 2017.
Ohio natural gas rates in August 2017 averaged 27.41 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 52 percent more than the 18.09 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in August 2017.
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.