AL GORE’S CLIMATE HYPOCRISY IS AS BIG AS HIS ENERGY-SUCKING MANSION


By: - Climate DepotAugust 4, 2017 12:51 PM

By Jessica Chasmar – The Washington Times – Wednesday, August 2, 2017


Former Vice President Al Gore’s 10,070-square-foot estate near Nashville, Tennessee, expended more than 21 times more energy than the average U.S. household over the past year, according to a new report.|

report by the National Center for Public Policy Research — self-described as a nonpartisan, independent conservative think tank — said that according to data obtained from the Nashville Electric Service (NES), a public electric company that powers Mr. Gore’s home and most of Nashville, the 20-room mansion in upscale Belle Meade used 230,889 kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity during the past 12 months.

That’s roughly 21.4 times more than the 10,812 kWh a year used up by the typical American household, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

The report, first picked up by The Daily Caller, adds that in September 2016 alone, Mr. Gore’s estate “guzzled 30,993 kWh of electricity — an amount more than 34 times the national monthly average.”