2021 Brought Higher Electricity Prices Across U.S.

Average wholesale prices for electricity across the U.S. were considerably higher in 2021 largely due to increased natural gas prices, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA). The EIA says electricity prices during the second half of 2021 averaged between 37% to 97% higher than the second half of 2020.

Natural gas use at Ohio power plants accounts for more than one-third of the state’s natural gas consumption. 1/11/2022