Amy Ridenour's National Center Blog: Al Gore's Energy Use

Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Al Gore's Energy Use

From the Tennessee Center for Policy Research comes this interesting information about Al Gore's energy use:
[Al] Gore's mansion, located in the posh Belle Meade area of Nashville, consumes more electricity every month than the average American household uses in an entire year, according to the Nashville Electric Service (NES).

In his documentary, the former Vice President calls on Americans to conserve energy by reducing electricity consumption at home.

Last August alone, Gore burned through 22,619 kWh���guzzling more than twice the electricity in one month than an average American family uses in an entire year. As a result of his energy consumption, Gore���s average monthly electric bill topped $1,359.
The Tennessee Center for Policy Research has more details on its website, including the pattern of Gore's energy use since his documentary was released, and the size of Gore's natural gas bills in 2006. You can read it all here.

Hat tip: David Hogberg

Posted by Amy Ridenour at 3:00 AM 

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