North Dakota boasts some of the most affordable and available energy utilities in the United States. With abundant natural gas, coal, oil and other natural resources, North Dakota is in the nation’s top ten energy producers. The state has an excellent approach to relying on known energy sources while embracing the value of alternative sources. For example, more than 90 % of electrical energy production comes from coal and wind power.

North Dakota Energy Prices

Source North Dakota U.S. Average
Electricity - Residential 11.73 ¢/kWh 16.09 ¢/kWh
Electricity - Commercial 9.09 ¢/kWh 13.04 ¢/kWh
Electricity - Industrial 6.78 ¢/kWh 8.61 ¢/kWh
Coal $1.80/million BTU $2.46/ million BTU
Natural Gas - Residential $19.17/k cubic feet $18.63/k cubic feet
Natural Gas - City $9.70/k cubic feet $6.83/k cubic feet
Petroleum $84.43/barrel $86.62/barrel

 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, October 2022