Will Your Electricity Bill Go Up If You’re Working From Home?

March 2020


Amid the Coronavirus pandemic, many employees are working from home. Energy Institute Faculty Director, Severin Borenstein, shares with Quartz his estimates on how much higher bills might be.

“‘So there’s no one answer for everybody at all,’ he says. ‘There are some people for whom that exceeds commuting costs, but I suspect for the vast majority of people, what they’re saving on and the commuting cost is greater than what it is costing them in extra energy costs.’”

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