Buffett Foot-to-Floor Plan Stalls at PacifiCorp as Goal Reduced

Buffett Foot-to-Floor Plan Stalls at PacifiCorp as Goal Reduced

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Electricity use in the U.S. is expected to rise 0.4 percent this year, according to Energy Department data, as consumers buy light bulbs that burn 25 percent fewer watts and install technology that turns off appliances during hot summer days and other periods when the power grid is strained.