Study: US households use more consumer electronic devices but less power

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Efficient flat-screen TVs shrinking power use, but new ultrahigh-definition devices and games consoles may drive consumption upwards

US households are using more consumer electronics devices, but they account for a lower proportion of household energy use. A report by the Consumer Electronics Association said the equipment accounted...

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