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WalletHub lists most, least energy-expensive states

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HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

It’s summer, so those with air conditioners are most likely seeing a jump in their electric bills.

WalletHub released a list of the most and least energy-expensive states for this year, and Connecticut came out as being one of the most expensive.

The least energy-expensive state is Washington D.C., with a total energy cost of $203.

The most energy-expensive state is Wyoming, but Connecticut is right behind them at the second highest.

See which other states are the most expensive here.

According to WalletHub, in the United States, “energy costs eat between 5 and 22 percent of families’ total after-tax income, with the poorest Americans, or 25 million households, paying the highest of that range.”

The study showed lower energy prices don’t necessarily equal savings.

Where you live and how much energy is being used are the big factors in this study.

“For instance, although electricity is relatively cheaper in Southern Louisiana, its scorching summer heat raises costs for residents compared with the temperate climate in more energy-expensive Northern California, where heating and cooling units stay idle most of the year,” WalletHub said.

To check out the full study, click here.

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