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The Poorest Households Pay the Most for Electricity

The Poorest Households Pay the Most for Electricity

Gita Subramony, ERS, for Zondits. April 25, 2016. Image credit: philriley427 A new study by Groundswell shows that the poorest American households pay the greatest share of income on electricity. According to City Lab’s summary of the study, the “bottom 20% of earners spend almost 10% of their income on electricity, more than seven times the

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Making Green, Energy Efficient Schools a Priority

Community Reinvestment Act can boost energy-efficiency, funding for low-income schools The Hill, February 23, 2015 One in five Americans spends his or her days in our nation’s 140,000 K-12 schools. Those schools spend close to $8 billion a year on energy costs, the second-largest line item in a school budget after personnel costs. The Environmental Protection

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