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Posted July 26, 2017Today in Energy

Per capita residential electricity sales in the U.S. have fallen since 2010 ›

Following sustained growth through 2010, U.S. residential electricity sales have declined in both absolute and per capita terms. Although changes in the weather are a key driver of year-over-year fluctuations, energy efficiency improvements and economic factors have contributed to the decline in per capita residential electricity sales since 2010. More

Source: EIA, Electric Power Annual and U.S. Census Bureau Population estimates


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7/25/2017: $47.89/barrels

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7/25/2017: $2.944/MMBtu

down$0.144 from week earlier
up$0.197 from year earlier

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7/24/2017: $2.312/gal

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7/21/2017: 483.4 million barrels 

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down7.1 million barrels from year earlier

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7/15/2017: 15.254 million tons

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