Virginia electricity rates in June 2017 averaged 11.91 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 10 percent less than the 13.22 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in June 2017.
Virginia natural gas rates in June 2017 averaged 19.25 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 20 percent more than the 15.98 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in June 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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