Washington electricity rates in August 2017 averaged 9.85 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 25 percent less than the 13.19 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in August 2017.
Washington natural gas rates in August 2017 averaged 16.04 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 11 percent less than the 18.09 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in August 2017.
Solar and wind might get a lot more headlines right now, but hydropower is more than holding its own as an electricity source in the U.S.
The NREL recently assessed the state of solar in the U.S. and found that rooftop has the potential to power nearly two-fifths of the nation.
Washington has an estimated population of 6,724,540, which ranks 13th in the nation. 
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