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Department of Commerce

A way to realize $300M energy savings for desktop computers

Desktop computers at sleep mode can be woken up in seconds and only use less than 5 Watts of electricity compared to 100-200 Watts of consumption at regular mode. The energy savings can be well over 500 kWh per year for each desktop computer by enabling it to sleep when not in use, in particular at night. Now let us do a saving estimation from the electric bill only. Suppose there are 2.8 million desktop computers enabled... more »

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