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LED 101

March 19, 2014

What is LED? A light-emitting diode, or LED, is a compound semiconductor device that converts electricity into light. One or more LEDs combined with a driver, housing and other components create a complete LED system. Source

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Annual Reductions in US Electricity

January 13, 2014

What is a Smart Grid and how much good would it do to reduce energy consumption? Find out the details of how a Smart Grid works and how it could help to make our world greener. Source

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How Much Electricity Does The Internet Use Annually?

October 28, 2013

Globally the Internet uses a huge amount of electricity. How much and what else could be done with the same amount of power? This infographic goes some way to explain. Source

7 Surprising Facts About Energy Efficiency

7 Surprising Facts About Energy Efficiency

April 23, 2013

There’s no doubt that energy efficiency and conservation is becoming increasingly popular and more of a priority both for individuals, corporations, and nations. Over the past few years, some surprising strides have been made in how we utilize energy efficiently – including how our homes can be improved upon through energy audits and with insulation, […]

Follow the Flow

Follow the Flow

March 24, 2013

Fossil fuels provided the bulk, nearly 85%, of U.S. energy supply, with nuclear and renewables making up the remaining 15%. This chart visualizes where energy comes from, where it’s used, and how much is wasted. May/June 2010 Source

UK Energy Price Rises

UK Energy Price Rises

March 10, 2013

A recent & depressing history of Energy company price rises in the UK Source

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Understanding Chinese Energy

February 17, 2013

As the world looks to a more energy efficient future, it is economic and population powerhouses such as China that will come under the most intense scrutiny. By carefully examining the Chinese energy policy (in fields such as wind and solar), and conjoining this with surveys on popular opinion, this interesting infographic will surely guide […]

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Google’s Green Side

February 2, 2013

Google returns billions upon billions of search results for people, but what do they do to reduce the amount of pollution they return to the environment? This infographic shows the search giant’s efforts to become carbon neutral as of 2007. Now, in a roundabout way you can say that you use solar power and biodiesel […]

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Light Lebanon

January 29, 2013

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The Energy-Hungry House

January 16, 2013

In the last 50 years energy usage in an average American household has increased by nearly four times. This infographic takes a look at why there is such a big increase and where all the energy usage in households is going. Source

It’s a Wonderful Light… Bulb

January 14, 2013

See how much the city can stuff into its proverbial mattress during the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival, thanks to switching over from traditional to LED holiday lights. Now, if they would just take that baby step and switch to an alternative electricity supplier, Power2Switch could tender an “atta boy” to boot. Chicago’s not quite there […]

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Interesting Facts on Lightning

January 10, 2013

You may have admired it from afar or have had close encounters with it during a seasonal storm, but you may not know the magnitude behind this tremendous natural event. Lightning is one of nature’s most awesome and powerful forces. With ten million times the power of a household light bulb, a single lightening bolt […]