"War Time" implemented as an energy-saving measure

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"War Time" implemented as an energy-saving measure - Proponents of the measure, including President...
Proponents of the measure, including President Roosevelt, have asserted -that the advanced time would contribute to the nation's available electric power supply by leveling off some of the demand peaks. One pre-war estimate was that 750,000 kilowatts of power capacity, equal to about 1,000,000 horsepower for industry, would be saved. The Federal Power Commission plans to make a detailed study in an effort to measure accurately the effect of "daylight saving' 1 time.

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  1. The Daily Telegram,
  2. 09 Feb 1942, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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  • "War Time" implemented as an energy-saving measure

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