The Impact of COVID-19 on Energy Usage in the U.S. (A nationwide case study)

Authors

  • Rawan Karam Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering University of Dayton, Dayton, OH
  • Rasha Almshekhs Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering University of Dayton, Dayton, OH
  • Salahaldin Alshatshati Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering University of Dayton, Dayton, OH

Keywords:

COVID-19, Pandemic, Lockdown, Energy consumption, Household energy, Cornovirus.

Abstract

This report explores the effects of COVID-19 on household energy usage. Some of these effects are associated with the changes that happened after the COVID-19. The study also presents the different trends in the different households and what changed in the energy usage and if something is going wrong. The report will discuss the results and whether the energy usage decreased or increased or remained the same after COVID-19. The trials are from 35 households. It is collected from different cities in the United States and for different family sizes. The results of this study show the impacts of the COVID-19 in three different trends. The three different trends will be explained in detail and compared to before the pandemic.

Published

2021-06-04