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  1. My utility usage: in full detail and how to improve.

    Totally Off-Topic
    I was surprised about the amount of electric power I was using each day. Its roughly 36kWh (1000kWh/month) for a 3700sq feet home in Silicon Valley. The good news is that this puts me at bottom 20% of 'comparable houses' according to PG&E, but the bad news is that I'm way up in the most...
  2. Is the Prius Cheaper to Operate in California?

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Researchers at Purdue University claim that because electric bills are tiered in California, Volt owners will pay more to operate their vehicles than in practically any other place in the nation. The researchers claim that oil prices would have to rise to between $171 and $254 per barrel before...