Pennsylvania electricity rates in December 2017 averaged 14.09 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 13 percent more than the 12.50 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in December 2017.
Pennsylvania natural gas rates in December 2017 averaged 10.40 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 11 percent more than the 9.33 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in December 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.
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.
Pennsylvania has an estimated population of 12,702,379, which ranks 5th in the nation. 
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For more information about energy in Pennsylvania, or to learn more about PA energy, visit the EIA.