Community Energy Use
- Analysis of Performance
- Metric Definition
- Why Is This Important?
- City Organization Impact on Performance
- Benchmark Information
Analysis of Performance
Electricity use per capita was again down in the third quarter compared to the baseline year of 2005. Q3 per capita electricity use was lower than any other quarter since 2005. Efficiency programs continue to serve customers, although this metric is also strongly linked to weather and the local economy.
Percent change in electricity use (kilowatt hours or kWh) per capita compared to 2005 (baseline year) The metric is evaluated quarterly, and is one measure of the community's energy efficiency.
Why Is This Important?
Percent change in kWh hours compared to the baseline year (2005) is a measure of the effectiveness of the City's energy conservation programs over time and influences the City's ability to meet energy and climate related goals.
City Organization Impact on Performance
Medium - The Utilities' Energy Efficiency and Conservation Programs provides programs and services to promote reduce energy use. Weather and local economic conditions are the other primary influences which have an impact on the electric usage of the community.
Benchmarking in progress