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Date: Thursday, January 17, 2002 @ 21:50:00 GMT
Topic: General


According to a much-anticipated Federal Energy Regulatory Commission report, choke points in the U.S. electric-transmission system have added more than $1 billion to consumer power costs during the past two summers alone. Fixing the 16 major
bottlenecks would cost around $12.6 billion!

A study by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory found that the average American house has an "energy leakage" of about 50 watts every day. Added up, that amounts to about 52 billion kWh of wasted energy annually, or the equivalent of 26 power plants operating for no useful purpose!









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