Fun Facts and Trivia

* One lightning bolt has enough electricity to service 200 000 homes.
* The Brooklyn Bridge was the first bridge to be lit using electricity.
* The first use of water to generate electricity was in 1882 on the Fox River, in the USA, which produced enough power to light two paper mills and a house.
* $212 billion is paid in electrical bills by US customers each year.
* An electric oven uses one kilowatt-hour of electricity in about 20 minutes, but one kilowatt-hour will power a TV for 3 hours, run a 100-watt bulb for 12 hours, and keep an electric clock ticking for 3 months.
* Every year, American homes waste more than $13 billion in energy – an average of $150 per family.
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