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Connecticut ranked the most energy-expensive state in the country

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When it comes to energy affordability, Connecticut ranks dead last in the country.

The personal finance website WalletHub released its list of 2016's most and least energy expensive states.

Connecticut ranked 1st as the most expensive state with an average total energy cost of $404 per month.

WalletHub said it used a formula that accounts for various types of energy, including electricity, natural gas, motor fuel and home heating oil.

For Connecticut, the average monthly electricity cost was $155, the natural gas cost was $44, the motor fuel cost was $100 and the home heating oil cost was $104.

The 2nd and 3rd most energy-expensive states were Massachusetts and Rhode Island, respectively. To see the top 10, click here.

Colorado, the District of Columbia and Washington State were the three least energy-expensive.

To read more about the study, click here.

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