Elliot Chang

Infographic Shows Surprising Trends in Summer Energy Use Across the United States

by , 09/06/13

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It’s no secret that households across the US blast the AC when the summer heat sets in, leading to high electricity loads – but did you know that renewable energy production peaks during the hottest months of the year, while power derived from fossil fuels bottoms out? This great infographic by SaveOnEnergy.com shows many more figures about summer energy use that may surprise you – check out the full pic after the break!

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  1. Anne Speck September 6, 2013 at 6:05 pm

    It would be hard to argue that renewables “peak” at all since they seem to be that green bar at the bottom… (Which is kind of sad since it seems like there should be a way to use all that extra sun we’re running our ACs to fight…)

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