UCLA Electricity Map: LA Mansions Sucking Power - Los Angeles News | FOX 11 LA KTTV

UCLA Electricity Map: LA Mansions Sucking Power

Posted: Updated:
UCLA UCLA
Los Angeles, CA -

(FOX 11) This is not going to come as a shocker: LA mansions use a lot of power.

But a map released by UCLA's California Center for Sustainable Communities shows just how much the rich are using.

"This is the first time that we're really able to see what consumption patterns are in the city," said map creator Jacki Murdock. "It really helps reveal the connections between land use and energy demands and can help decision-makers better plan the energy grid to address future demand."

So how was the research compiled? The school says it used power usage data (commercial and residential properties) from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power.

  • Tech NewsTech NewsMore>>

  • myFOX Tech

    Samsung's Gear VR Makes Mobile Virtual Reality, Very Real

    Samsung's Gear VR Makes Mobile Virtual Reality, Very Real

    Friday, September 12 2014 12:40 PM EDT2014-09-12 16:40:08 GMT
    I had the chance to demo Samsung's Gear VR recently. It's a virtual reality headset powered by a smartphone. Don't let that fool you though. It's impressive!
    I had the chance to demo Samsung's Gear VR recently. It's a virtual reality headset powered by a smartphone. Don't let that fool you though. It's impressive!
  • Apple Reveals Its Next Big Thing With iPhone 6, Apple Watch

    Apple Reveals Its Next Big Thing With iPhone 6, Apple Watch

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 3:07 PM EDT2014-09-09 19:07:06 GMT

    For the first time in years, Apple's iPhones aren't the star of the show. Apple unveiled a smartwatch called the Apple Watch on Tuesday, a wearable device that marks the company's first major entry in a new product category since the iPad's debut in 2010.

    For the first time in years, Apple's iPhones aren't the star of the show. Apple unveiled a smartwatch called the Apple Watch on Tuesday, a wearable device that marks the company's first major entry in a new product category since the iPad's debut in 2010.

  • Apple to tighten online security after recent hack

    Apple to tighten online security after recent hack

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 1:06 AM EDT2014-09-09 05:06:07 GMT
    Apple is planning to add more security measures to help protect its users following a celebrity photo hacking incident.
    Apple plans to tighten its online security measures to reduce the chances of its users being victimized by intrusions like the ones that stole nude photos from actress Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities.
Powered by WorldNow

KTTV FOX 11
1999 S. Bundy Dr.
Los Angeles CA 90025

Main: (310) 584-2000
News Tips? (310) 584-2025

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices