Pennsylvania electricity rates in August 2018 averaged 13.88 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 4 percent more than the 13.30 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in August 2018.
Pennsylvania natural gas rates in August 2018 averaged 20.44 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 10 percent more than the 18.63 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in August 2018.
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.