Energy Usage is Climbing - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

7/26/02

Energy Usage is Climbing

As temperatures reach the century mark for the second day, LP&L expects to see the highest electric consumption in the utility's history. On Thursday LP&L customers used 315 megawatts, and the last time they used that much energy was in September of 2000.

If this current trend continues, the electric company will set a new record. But, there are ways you can help conserve some of that energy.

  • Use curtains or shades to block sunlight coming into your home.
  • Close your windows when the air conditioner is on.

Click on the link below for more cost cutting tips.

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