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by | Apr 20, 2022 | Energy




CommercialCafe conducted a study on energy consumption in the U.S., and Vermont landed in the top five producers for hydroelectric and solar production.┬áThe study relied on data provided by Energy Information Administration, looking at state-level and sector-specific changes in yearly U.S. energy sales between 2020 and 2021. It also examines emerging power generation and consumption trends between 2011 and 2021.Vermont’s total energy consumption increased by 2 percent when compared to 2020, totaling 5.4 million megawatt hours in 2021.The commercial sector rose by 3 percent each year, but dropped 4 percent in 2021 compared to 2019 and 7 percent compared to 2011.Residential consumption is the only area to see growth in 2021 throughout the decade. It rose 1 percent comp …

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