Thanksgiving week: EIA data highlight how energy is used in the kitchen

As Thanksgiving nears, households across the nation are firing up their stoves, cooktops, and ovens to prepare their feasts. According to the latest data from EIA’s Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS), electricity is the most common fuel used for cooking, with 74.9 million households (63%) using electricity in a stove, cooktop, or oven. The cooking fuel a household uses is often the same fuel it uses to heat the home: 59% of households reported using the same type of fuel for cooking as for main space heating. Source: Today in Energy – Thanksgiving week: EIA data highlight how energy is used in the kitchen

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