Daily Archives: Wednesday, May 20, 2009


The International Energy Agency issued a study – Gadgets and Gigawatts – on the energy consumption of the numerous mobile phones, mp3 players and other electronic devices. By 2030, they are due to consume up to three times more and thus burn up to 700 terawatt-hours of electricity. All this […]

The energy cost of our electronic devices


Yesterday were announced by President Obama the new mileage requirements for US vehicles. This is important as they hadn’t changed for decades. The average mileage will reach 35.5 MPG by 2016 compared to roughly 25 nowadays. This seems to be a lot but it isn’t when one knows that European […]

Mixed feelings about the new US mileage