Power Outage

Did you know that there are many parts of the world that don't have access to electricity?

Where does not have access to electricity?

There are many areas of the world that do not have electricity. Countries do all have some source of electrical energy but that does not mean that all areas of that country have electricity.

These are some of the many countries that do not have electricity in all areas:

  • Chad
  • South Sudan
  • Central African Republic
  • Niger
  • Sierra Leone
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Ethiopia
  • There are also many other areas that have no electrical energy. These are just the main ones.

    Should I Save Energy?

    Yes, you should save energy because there are many areas in the world that do not have any access to electricity.

    Saving Electricity

    There are many ways that we can save electricity. These things range from using energy-efficient light globes for your lighting to wearing the right clothes so you don't need the heater in the colder months.

    Saving electricity doesn't only mean that you are acknowledging the people who do not have access to the luxury of electricity, it also means that you will save more money on your electricity bill.

    How to save electrcity

    To save electricity you can:

  • WEAR WEATHER APPROPRIATE CLOTHES inside and outside your house so that you don't need to turn the heating or cooling on
  • SET THE THERMOSTAT in your house to under 20 degrees in the cool months of the year and over 26 degrees in the warm months of the year because you can save
  • WHEN YOU DON'T NEED HEATERS OR COOLERS,DON'T USE THEM. You can do this when you go to bed or go out of the house.
  • DON'T USE HOT WATER TO WASH YOUR CLOTHES. You can save about $115 each year.
  • PUT INSULATION IN YOUR ROOF. Adding insulating into your roof can drop the price of your electrical bills dramatically.
  • SAY GOODBYE TO STANDBY. A way to efficently save energy by saying goodbye to standby is to turn off the switches to devices you aren't using. For example: Turn off the charger when there isn't a device connected.
  • INSTALL LIGHT GLOBES THAT ARE ENERGY-EFFICIENT. Replace your incandescent or halogen globes with energy saving globes.
  • There are also many more ways to save energy in your household.