How Much Energy Does Google Use?

Google How much energy does google use? Google uses enough energy to continuously power 200,000 homes Their data centres collectively burn through: 260 million watts (a quarter of the output of a nuclear power plant.) Data centres as a whole use between: 1.1% and 1.5% of global electricity. Google are responsible for about: 0.01% of this estimate. One Google search is equivalent to tuming on a: 60W light bulb for 17 seconds. 0.0003kWh of energy is spent on an average search query which equates to 0.2g of carbon dioxide. CO2 People conduct over 1 billion searches a day. About 12.5 million watts of Google's 260-million-watt total can be accounted for by searches. The average energy consumption of a typical user, including: search Gmail 8+ Google + YouTube is about: 180 watt-hours a month, which is equivalent to running a 60 watt light bulb for 3 hours. YouTube can stream for 3 days on the energy it takes to manufacture package deliver a standard DVD movie. One minute of streaming a YouTube video consumes 0.0002 kWh of energy: the same amount of energy your body uses in 8 seconds. Over 6 billion hours of video are watched each month on YouTube. That's almost 1 hour for every person on earth. Yahoo Mail households use 11% more electricity per year than Gmail households. The difference between 1 million Yahoo households and 1 million Gmail households is equal to: YAHOO! the entire annual electricity consumption of Barbados. Google help to create 1.7GW of renewable power a year, enough to power more than: 350,000 homes They emit 1.46 million metric tonnes of carbon dioxide a year. However, after offset: their carbon footprint is 0. brought to you by: Juice Electrical Supplies Ltd I Redgate St Pinxton +40 Follow electricalsupplies.couk. Sources: || | |

How Much Energy Does Google Use?

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Energy efficiency, sustainable energy use and energy consumption are all hot topics the world over, with just about everybody talking about them for some reason or another. But have you ever stopped t...


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