Virginia electricity rates in October 2017 averaged 12.02 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 6 percent less than the 12.84 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in October 2017.
Virginia natural gas rates in September 2017 averaged 21.38 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 58 percent more than the 13.50 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in September 2017.
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.
Virginia has an estimated population of 8,001,024, which ranks 11th in the nation. 
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