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Household Spending on Gasoline and Public Transit Varies by Region, Income

April 19, 2015 by U.S. EIA: Today in Energy

Houshold Spending on Transit and Fuel

Households in different regions of the United States have similar average combined spending on gasoline and public transit, but the composition of that spending varies significantly across regions. In 2013 the average household spent $3,148 annually on gasoline and public transit.[read more]

Household Electricity Data May be a Click Away for Illinois Residents

August 23, 2014 by EDF Energy Exchange

Measuring Household Energy Use

Energy data collected via smart meters could lead to services that improve people’s lives and cut harmful carbon pollution. This is true only if customers have easy access to the energy data they need to control their own energy use and reduce their electricity bills – which isn’t always the case.[read more]


How the US Energy Renaissance and Infrastructure Build-out Benefits American Households

December 2, 2013 by Mary Lyman

The prosperity of the American economy is in many ways dependent on a robust national energy infrastructure that moves energy resources from the production fields to our communities. This infrastructure is a complex network of pipelines, storage facilities, and refined products that fuel the country.[read more]

Working Together, Utilities Can Save Water and Energy

July 24, 2013 by NRDC Switchboard

Utility Energy Savings

It’s hard to beat the smell and feel of laundry right out of the dryer—although if you’re like me, you might feel guilty about the amount of water and energy that’s being used with every load of laundry.[read more]

US Now Leads in Energy Waste

March 2, 2013 by Sarah Battaglia

The United States has taken the lead yet again, but this time, we may not be so proud. We have surpassed every nation, including China, in the category of energy waste.[read more]