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For Immediate Release: Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Rural Households Spend Much More of Their Income on Energy Bills than Others
Hardest-hit groups are low-income households and those in the East and Southeast; energy efficiency can help
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rural households across the United States spend a disproportionately high share of their income on energy bills — about 40% more than their metropolitan counterparts, according to a new report released today by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) and the Energy Efficiency for All (EEFA) coalition. The problem is most glaring in the East and Southeast, and among low-income households across all regions.