COUNTY POPULATION: 713,335 PERSONS

COUNTY ENERGY CONSUMPTION CALCULATION: Using the per capita U.S. average for individual energy consumption, the residents and businesses in Snohomish County each year consume a quantity of energy totaling approximately 71.3 tera-watt hours (TWh) as measured in electric energy units or 71,300,000 barrels of oil equivalent (b.o.e.) as measured in crude oil units.













COUNTY LAND AREA: 2,090 SQUARE MILES [5,413 SQUARE KILOMETERS]

RENEWABLE COUNTY ENERGY CALCULATIONS: Recurring naturally green energy in sun and wind is present throughout Snohomish County on or above every square kilometer of surface area whether land or water.

Renewable Solar Energy: In about four months of long days between mid-April and mid-August each year (approximately 1,000 hours of sunshine), 5,413 tera-watt hours [TWh] of solar energy energy arrives on Snohomish County surfaces. This annually recurring solar component of county energy in Snohomish County is equal to the energy content of approximately 5.41 billion barrels of oil.

Renewable Wind Energy: A year’s supply of county energy, 71.3 TWh, is contained in wind that passes just above Snohomish County surfaces - between the surface and 30 feet up - in a about a half day at a wind speed of sixty mph, in one and two-thirds days of 40 mph wind and in about two weeks of 20 mph wind.


ENERGY

USED IN

COUNTY

71.3

TWh/yr

71.3 million barrels of

oil equivalent per year

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PROFILES

The 21st century will be a time of transition from a global energy supply to a county energy supply

County Energy Profile for:

Snohomish County, Washington

PROGRAMS

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RENEWLABLE COUNTY GREEN ENERGY

5,413 TWh

71.3 TWh

Solar Energy

Apr - Aug

Wind Energy

in 11.9 hr @ 60 mph

in 40.3 hr @ 40 mph

in 13.4 days @ 20 mph

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