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UK Power Consumption: Facts and Figures

UK POWER CONSUMPTION: FACTS & FIGURES Top three countries that consume the most electric energy per year are: China - 4.69 Trillion kwh USA - 3.89 Trillion kWh The consumption of energy worldwide is ex- pected to increase by more than 40 percent by 2035, as estimated by Chevron, an American European Union - 2.86 Trillion kwh multinational energy corporation. HOW MUCH ENERGY (ELECTRICAL ENERGY) UK HOUSEHOLD USES? In the UK typical household power consumption is about 5700 kWh each year 2013 26.4m There were 26.4 million households in the UK in 2013. THE MAJOR POWER CONSUMING ACTIVITIES UK households use around £3.4 billion worth of electricity every year just on washing and drying clothing, cleaning the dishes and cooling and freezing food. The most expensive appliances to run are: Hair Dryer Hot Shower Refrigeration Air Conditioner Based on a study of everyday household appliances 00 0 00 Microwave Gas A-rated Ovens Ovens Washing Machines are some of the lowest producers of carbon dioxide, averaging 50kg per year or less. ed HOW TO SAVE ELECTRICITY? You can save over £43 a year just by being careful how you use your kitchen appliances. The following tips can help you reach this saving: Set your washing machine to wash at 30°C. Using a bowl to wash up rather than leaving the hot tap running. Don't fill your kettle right up every time – just boil the amount of water you need. A typical household could save between £45 and £80 an year just by remember- ing to turn off appliances left on standby. UK ELECTRICITY CONSUMPTION: SOME MORE WISE STEPS If every UK household turned their appli- UK households use £1.2 billion worth of ances off when not in use, collectively we electricity every year on lighting. By buying could save over half a billion pounds every an energy efficient light bulb, you can cut year and as much carbon dioxide as would energy wastage by over three quarters be saved by taking around 660,000 cars off the UK's roads Brought to you by: Temporary Power Solutions Power When You Need It The content & images created and used in the Infograph is the property of Temporary Power Solutions. Please refrain from copying any part of the infograph/content or the blog without our prior permission or without proper mention of our company name. Incase the content is copied without proper attribution, this will be considered as copyright infringement.

UK Power Consumption: Facts and Figures

shared by Temppoweruk on Aug 14
By 2035, the consumption of energy is expected to increase by 40% worldwide. Here with this infographic we are sharing some of the shocking facts and statistics about UK energy consumption. We have al...


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