COVID-19

Last updated: Aug-09-2020

COVID-19 has dramatically changed the way we conduct our day-to-day lives. The ripple effects are experienced in almost all sectors, including the energy sector. As part of our ongoing SESAME tool development, researchers at MITEI will be highlighting these changes through various indicators on this dashboard. We are currently showcasing some of the trends in electricity.

This dashboard is a work in progress, and will soon be expanded to include other energy sectors. Sign up to be notified of new releases ›

Change in average U.S. electricity demand since March 16
▼1.59%
Change in average total U.S. electricity demand in the last 7 days
▼8.05%
Change in peak U.S. electricity demand in the last 7 days
▼8.48%
Hourly change in electricity demand:
Regions are approximated for presentation purposes and may not represent exact geographic boundaries.

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