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Shocking" Facts About Electricity Usage in the
T States That Use the Most Power
Total Energy Consumed Per Capita in 2013
Louisiana ranks so highly for power consumption
because of its tremendous industrial sector, much of
which is devoted to oil refineries and petrochemical
Wyoming is a big
Producer or coal.
in 2013, 33
states made use
or Wyoming coal [
for eight 1
states, Wyoming [ I 3. Alaska
my made up y As of 2014, Alaska
more than 90% l ' one or ten
energy. The state' s
plant at Charla Hot
Springs has a
capacity or no
Texas is number one in the u
states for both crude on produ
and capacity for windflower
making! The Na and Renewable
Energy Laboratory says that more than
90% ofthe state is perfect
United States of America
5 States Where Electricity Bills
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as 1, 245
s States Where Electricity Bills
as Monthly Wiiwii@ in '
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Nebraska is a windflower factory in the
The united states consumes about 20% of the world' s electricity supply. some of that power goes toward industry, some is used by people everyday in their
homes, and some of it is used for commercial purposes.
When looking for has about electricity usage, we need look no further than American sports. sports stadiums use one of with their
lighting, electric Scoreboards, and massive retractable roofs.
Many sports stadiums have round creative ways to use electricity more some even generate their own!
The Philadelphia Eagles
Lincoln Financial Field, home or the Philadelphia Eagles, combines 11, 000 solar
panels and 14 wind turbines to generate more than 3 megawatts or energy.
able to generate four times the amount or energy needed for the home
games of each seam: .
The NEW York Giants and The New York Jets
Mature Stadium, home to the New york Giants and the New York Jets, is able to
generate enough electricity wit its solar panels to power at homes for a whole
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The average American home use about an
per month. About 10'/ n of that
goes toward lighting, 13% toward ,
9% toward , and 8% toward
If you' re looking to save some money on electricity, you
can use the above [IMEGE to [ out when to start. You’
need to locus on lighting, cooling, and heating primarily-
insulate or seal your attic,
i Replace your light bulbs with ones
Seek out and fix leaky ducts or poorly insulated areas of your
Look into windows
Reduce t a number or appliances that draw standby or
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The Sum: seahawks
Centurylink Field, home or the Seattle seahawks, ' able to generate 030, 000
or electricity every year with ts 1, 250 solar panels.
Most retractable roofs have a huge energy can associated with than But the
Miami Marlins’ home stadium of Marlins Park is able to use a regenerative drive
system that reduces power consumption to such a degree that its retractable roof
costs only no in electricity to close or open.
it takes about a ppm opal, in cubic fuel of
natural go or may gallons of petroleum to
generate one m clean . That’:
about as much power as it takes to run your
refrigerator = an hour.
on average. here' s what some or your appliances draw in power per
central Air can arting or Heat Pump
clothes Dryer or water neuter
1 5 kilowatts
1 2 kilowatts
You can Md out how much each of these devices would cost fer an hour of use if you
know what your electric company charges you per . For example, if
you' re charged . 15 per , then it costs you . 25 to run your central
air conditioning for an hour.