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  •  not for the real housewives of NJ mathematicians (0+ / 0-)

    19 million kilowatt hours a year total would deliver 58,010.0695 kilowatt hours each to only 327.529344 NJ homes. That's a lot different from 2,000.

    So far this year, the peak demand for electricity in the PJM region was 136,680 megawatts (MW) on July 6. Peak demand is the greatest amount of electricity used during a single hour. (One megawatt is enough electricity to serve 800 to 1,000 homes.) This peak amount was 14 percent higher than last year's peak demand. The all-time record peak demand was 144,644 MW set on August 2, 2006.

    "...calling for a 5" deck gun is not parody. Not by a long shot." (gnaborretni)

    by annieli on Thu Aug 19, 2010 at 10:01:47 PM PDT

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    •  Peak vs Average (0+ / 0-)

      Their mathematician husbands know that the peak demand is momentary and infrequent, only tangentially related to the averages we're discussing.

      "When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro." - HST

      by DocGonzo on Fri Aug 20, 2010 at 08:30:46 AM PDT

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