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With heat (hopefully) comes air conditioning! To keep you cool this week we’re exploring electricity usage through maps.

“The United States covers 3.79 million square miles and contains 316 million people, making it one of the largest and most populated countries in the world. Our expanding energy needs are well known to policymakers and business leaders alike. This map provides a broad overview of our country’s energy potential by charting current sources of energy production and identifying future resources and known deposits. #USofEnergy”

Click here to read more and to view the full size United States of Energy map, the first data visualization piece of its kind to comprehensively detail our nation’s vast and diverse energy portfolio.

The United States of Energy

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