Just How Much Power Do Your Electronics Use When They Are ‘Off’? – The New York Times

About a quarter of all residential energy consumption is used on devices in idle power mode, according to a study of Northern California by the Natural Resources Defense Council. That means that devices that are “off” or in standby or sleep mode can use up to the equivalent of 50 large power plants’ worth of electricity and cost more than $19 billion in electricity bills every year.

Source: Just How Much Power Do Your Electronics Use When They Are ‘Off’? – The New York Times

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