Oregon electricity rates in May 2017 averaged 10.86 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 17 percent less than the 13.02 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in May 2017.
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Oregon Natural Gas
Oregon natural gas rates in May 2017 averaged 12.41 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 6 percent less than the 13.21 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in May 2017.
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Oregon Solar Energy
Oregon solar energy averaged about 3.94 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) on an annual basis -- an estimated 6% more than the 3.73 kWh/m2/day generated at a low-output location in the U.S.
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Solar and wind might get a lot more headlines right now, but hydropower is more than holding its own as an electricity source in the U.S.
The United States is maintaining its role as a leader of wind power production across the globe, the AWEA said in a recent report.
Last year was a record-breaking one for solar power generation in the U.S., and 2016 looks to have an even brighter future, the SEIA said.
More information about Oregon
Oregon has an estimated population of 3,831,074, which ranks 28th in the nation. 
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Energy in OR
For more information about energy in Oregon, or to learn more about OR energy, visit the EIA.