Sunday, October 16, 2011

Solar Energy Facts About Usage:

1.Solar Energy is measured in kilowatt-hours - 1 kilowatt = 1000 watts 2.The abbreviation for kilowatt-hour is kWh 3.1 kWh is the amount of electricity used to burn a 100 watt incandescent light bulb for 10 hours 4. In 1999, the US DOE (Department of Energy), reported that the average American household used 866 kilowatt-hours/month (an average cost of $70.68) .5 On average, 30% of energy consumption is used for hot water heating

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