Smartphones, laptops, tablets, digital TV. You may not have considered it, but all those devices require a lot of energy to operate, and gobble it up even when they sit idle.
Yikes this is something so few of us really think about and yet???? This story draws on information from a report "The Cloud Begins With Coal" from the Digital Power Group which can be downloaded, (it’s a pdf), via http://goo.gl/FstidW
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