The U.S. transportation sector currently consumes 38 quadrillion BTU's of energy annually.
I'm sure they'd have fancy statistics saying that this added up to a quadrillion dollars in lost revenue.
Electricity accounts for 39% of that, or about 160 quadrillion BTUs.
It now stands at a quarter of a quadrillion dollars and is increasing at an accelerating pace.
A UK quadrillion would be one followed by 24 zeroes.
The whole financial engineering industry is today a market with a notional value of approximately $1 quadrillion .
Check out the table that shows the amount of energy that comes from different sources as measured in quadrillion BTUs.
The last time I checked, one of them was 22 quadrillion .
Moving in association with this dust are an estimated 2 quadrillion microorganisms.
The U.S. today consumes about 100 quads - 100 quadrillion BTUs - of raw thermal energy per year.