West Virginia electricity rates in January 2017 averaged 11.31 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 7 percent less than the 12.22 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in January 2017.
West Virginia natural gas rates in December 2016 averaged 8.22 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 9 percent less than the 9.06 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in December 2016.
When talking about renewable energy source in the U.S., solar energy and wind energy typically dominate the conversation. But don’t sleep on hydropower.
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.
West Virginia has an estimated population of 1,852,994, which ranks 38th in the nation. 
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For more information about energy in West Virginia, or to learn more about WV energy, visit the EIA.