In U.S. homes with electric vehicles (EVs), annual household electricity consumption for EV charging averaged 2,363 kilowatt-hours (kWh) in 2020, which is less than several other household appliances. According to recently released estimates from the 2020 Residential Energy Consumption Survey, water heating consumed 2,706 kWh of electricity on average in 2020 — similar to consumption for space heating and air conditioning.
Note: “Space heating” Includes main (primary) and secondary space heating as well as air handlers for heating. “Air conditioning” includes air handlers for cooling.
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