TODAY IN ENERGY: Friday, March 2, 2012
Electricity's share of U.S. delivered energy has risen significantly since 1950
The share of energy that is delivered in the form of electricity has been growing steadily over the past 60 years. Leaving aside the transportation sector, which is mostly petroleum-based, the percentage of energy delivered in the form of electricity to the site of use grew from 4% in 1950 to 29% in 2010.
Posted: March 2, 2012