Rhode Island electricity rates in August 2018 averaged 18.70 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 41 percent more than the 13.30 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in August 2018.
Rhode Island natural gas rates in July 2018 averaged 27.60 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 48 percent more than the 18.63 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in July 2018.
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.
Rhode Island has an estimated population of 1,052,567, which ranks 45th in the nation. 
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For more information about energy in Rhode Island, or to learn more about RI energy, visit the EIA.