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This chart shows just how much energy the US is wasting

Around 68% of all energy produced in the US actually ends up being wasted through various inefficiencies. Image: REUTERS/Robert King/Duluth News Tribune

Jeff Desjardins

Founder and editor, Visual Capitalist

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68% of energy is wasted. Image: Visual Capitalist
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