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Network-Connected Electronics Wasted the Equivalent of 133 Coal Plants Last Year

July 10, 2014 by Katherine Tweed

Device Electricity Waste

Last year, there was a missed opportunity to save the amount of energy produced by 133 mid-size coal-fired power plants. And it did not involve adjusting thermostats or turning off lights. Instead, the 400 terawatt-hours of wasted energy globally were sucked up by network-enabled devices.[read more]