News tagged with energy consumption

The long road to the 2000-watt society

The vision of a society in which each inhabitant of the earth manages to consume only 2000 watts (48 kilowatt-hours per day) has already been around for 15 years. During this time, there has been a steady incr ...

dateMay 24, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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US boom transforming global oil trade

The surge in oil production in the U.S. and Canada and shrinking oil consumption in the developed world is transforming the global oil market. The threat of chronic oil shortages is all but gone, U.S. dependence ...

dateMay 14, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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CEET report nails wireless as energy monster

(Phys.org) —Research from Australia delivers bracing facts about serious demands on power in the coming years. The researchers find that just pinning power-grid drains on the "cloud" is imprecise. The real problem is on ...

dateApr 13, 2013 in Telecom weblog
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Tech gets energy efficient

'Information and communications technologies' (ICT) use energy as well as helping to save it - more energy-efficient ICT could help make further savings and reduce CO2 emissions. An EU-funded project has ...

dateApr 12, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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Automobile plants make more with less

Competition is fierce in the automobile industry. Worldwide overcapacity has created price pressures that are particularly challenging for manufacturers that are already having a tough time managing their ...

dateApr 12, 2013 in Engineering
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