Oregon electricity rates in January 2017 averaged 10.40 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 15 percent less than the 12.22 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in January 2017.
Oregon natural gas rates in December 2016 averaged 9.28 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 2 percent more than the 9.06 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in December 2016.
As of last week, Apple now also an energy company. But that’s old news — Google already played that card all the way back in 2010.
Apple just created a subsidiary named Apple Energy that will do exactly what it seems a company by that name would do — sell energy.
A second quarter (Q2) U.S. solar market report was released and the results are clear: The use of solar power continues to rise in the U.S.