Electric Vehicle charging typically consumes less energy than water heating

US Department of Energy Fact of the Week #994, September 11, 2017:
Electric Vehicle Charging Consumes Less Energy than Water Heating in a Typical Household

Charging an electric vehicle consumes less energy than several common household appliances. Annual energy consumption for a typical household shows that home heating consumes by far the most energy (11,300 kW-hrs) followed by water heating (4,700 kW-hrs) and charging an electric car (2,800 kW-hrs).

Read the full comparison table on the US DoE site
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