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How much power does an average Canadian home use?

According to data from the World Energy Council, the average Canadian home uses over 11,000 kWh of power each year. To put that incontext, that's 2 ½ times what the average UK home uses, 3 ½ times what German homes use and nearly 10 times what a home in China uses.    

according to [əˈkɔ:dɪŋ tu] 根据,按照; 据…所说

If all goes according to plan, the first concert will be on Tuesday evening.

data [ ˈdætə] n.资料,材料,数据

World Energy Council 世界能源委员会

council  [ˈkaʊnsəl] n.委员会;协商会议; 理事会;议会

average [ˈævərɪdʒ]adj.平常的; 平均的; 典型的; (价值、比率等的)平均数的

The average rainfall there is 1200 millimetres.

The average secretary couldn't handle such a workload.

kWh abbr. kilowatt-hour  度,千瓦/小时;电量

context [ˈkɑ:ntekst] n.上下文; 背景; 环境; 语境;来龙去脉

UK [ˌju:'keɪ]  英国

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