ed wrote:Anaxagoras wrote:I thought that this one might actually be "food for thought":
Basically electricity demand in the US has been pretty much flat for the last decade. Although there is a dip in '09 that corresponds to a dip in GDP.
https://www.vox.com/energy-and-environm ... -utilitiesThanks to a combination of greater energy efficiency, outsourcing of heavy industry, and customers generating their own power on site, demand for utility power has been flat for 10 years, and most forecasts expect it to stay that way. The die was cast around 1998, when GDP growth and electricity demand growth became “decoupled”
Shows the transition to a service economy.
Or green power, fluorescent bulbs etc.