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Every day is like Sunday in a COVID-19 economy.

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Matt Chester on Nov 9, 2020

The lower firm peaks they mention is another interesting one: 

The dashed line shows the pattern during 2019. Notice the large spikes in electricity consumption during business hours. The solid line shows the pattern during 2020. Much smaller spikes during business hours.

Obviously the hope is that we'll return to 'normal' operation of our economy before long, but it's undeniable that 2020 has created some momentum for new stakeholders and workers to go virtual on a more regular basis-- even if everyone isn't immediately a full-time WFH employee. I wonder if that trend towards less peaky-peaks will influence how we have to deal with said peaks in the coming decades

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