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Hurricane Sandy strikes Jersey coast

Reducing Our Collective Demand for Electricity

December 20th, 2016
Nine days after Hurricane Sandy struck the Northeast, deliveries from the New York Harbor had only returned to 61 percent of pre-storm levels , making essential supplies difficult to distribute and jeopardizing public safety. Reducing our nation’s collective demand for electricity will help alleviate the strain on our power grid. But how can this be done? Energy Efficiency is the First Step Constructing massive solar arrays and giant wind farms to diversify our country’s electricity generation is undoubtedly effective. But the first step, a more modest and cost-effective tactic to reduce our power demand, is through energy efficiency. Sweltering temperatures, increased intensity of natural disasters and extreme weather patterns are