It’s no secret that home energy costs in the US have steadily increased over the years. We are still relying on fossil fuels to power the majority of our energy needs, and as long as this continues, we are bound to the uncertainty and price fluctuations of the world fossil fuel markets.
Energy prices vary across the United States, so the total amount spent on energy in different regions varies heavily. States that need to use more power to heat or cool their homes have the highest consumption rates per capita; however, this doesn’t necessarily mean that they pay the most overall for electricity.
This means that savings can vary significantly depending on location, but there are plenty of pros of solar energy no matter the state.
The map below shows the average cost of energy in each state in the US.