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Illinois ranks as one of the least energy-expensive states, study says

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Published: Jul. 7, 2021 at 8:06 PM CDT
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ILLINOIS (WIFR) - With residential electricity use projected to increase by 2.8 percent this year, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on 2021′s Most & Least Energy-Expensive States.

In the study, WalletHub compares the average monthly energy bills in each state along with Washington D.C. using a social formula that accounts for natural gas, motor fuel and home heating oil energy types.

Overall, the Land of Lincoln comes in at 45th at $300 per month for an average monthly energy bill. However, $61 per month for natural gas ranks at the 5th highest.

For the full report, please visit, click here.

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