Environmental Issues: Energy
All Documents in Energy Tagged video game consoles
- The Latest-Generation Video Game Consoles
How Much Energy Do They Waste When You’re Not Playing?
- The newest game consoles are on track to consume as much electricity each year as all the homes in Houston, the fourth-largest city in the country, and cost consumers more than $1 billion to operate annually. Most of that energy will be consumed in the middle of the night, when the console is in standby mode.
- Lowering the Cost of Play
Improving Energy Efficiency of Video Game Consoles
- Today, more than 40 percent of all homes in the United States contain at least one video game console. In this November 2008 issue paper, NRDC provides recommendations for users, video game console manufacturers, component suppliers and the software companies that design games for improving the efficiency of video game consoles already in homes as well as future generations of machines yet to hit the shelves.
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- Efficient Appliances Save Energy -- and Money
- A consumer's guide to buying energy efficient appliances and electronics.