IEA: $80bn wasted on power for online devices in 2013

Will Nichols
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Study finds modems, set-top boxes, printers and games consoles using as much electricity when on standby as UK and Norway combined

Around $80bn (£46.4bn) was wasted on power for online devices such as modems, set-top boxes, printers, and games consoles in 2013 and this is set to rise to $120bn by the end of the decade, according to...

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