Energy utilization – Electrical energy

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Even if there are differences between regions, in a developed country, household electricity represents around one third of total electricity consumtion.

Among the european contries the overall split of consummation is around:

  • Industry (manufacturing), 36%
  • Households, 31% and the
  • Commercial sector 30%, while
  • Transport 3% the share for this sector is increasing due to the intricuction og electrical driven vehicles.
Estimated U.S. residential electricity consumption by end use, 2014
End useQuadrillion BtuBillion kilowatthoursShare of total
Space cooling0.64  18913%
Lighting0.51  15011%
Water heating0.45  132  9%
Space heating0.45  132  9%
Refrigeration0.36  106  7%
Televisions and related equipment10.33    96  7%
Clothes dryers0.20    60  4%
Furnace fans and boiler circulation pumps0.15    43  3%
Computers and related equipment20.12    34  2%
Cooking0.11    31  2%
Dishwashers0.09    28  2%
Freezers0.08    22  2%
Clothes washers30.03     8  1%
Other uses41.31  38327%
Total consumption4.831,415

Source: EIA September 2015