Louisiana provides the lowest cost of electricity and natural gas across all sectors in February 2017. Additionally, for the industrial sector, Louisiana ranks #7 and #4 in electricity and natural gas cost, respectively.
In addition to a low base cost of utilities, many local utility companies have economic development riders that can be invoked under the right circumstances. In general, riders reduce the cost of utilities for a period of time if a company is creating new new jobs in Terrebonne Parish.
To compare costs across states for industrial electricity and natural gas, please see the maps below.