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Usage: Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia residents use about the same amount of electricity as the rest of the state and the national average during the spring and fall months. Located on the eastern side of the state, Philadelphia can experience very cold winters and warm summers. Because of this, they tend to use more energy during the summer and winter months. Pennsylvania residents, in general, are in the lower half in energy consumption per capita. However, Philadelphia residents consume 14% more energy throughout the year than the national average. For more information on Philadelphia energy usage, see the graph below for a month to month comparison to the national average and the rest of Pennsylvania.

Usage for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Monthly average household energy usage in PA compared to the national average.

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