How Much Electricity Does a Refrigerator, Dishwasher, and an Electric Car Use? We Did the Math.

Credit to Author: Deepjyoti Dutta| Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2023 12:03:06 +0000

On average, a refrigerator draws between 300 and 800 watts of electricity — depending on whether it’s actively cooling (in other words, whenever your fridge is “humming”). This range, of course, also depends on a variety of factors such as the age or efficiency rating of the unit, where you live, and even the amount of food you’re storing.

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How digital twins drive more environmentally conscious medium and low voltage equipment design

Credit to Author: Thierry Cormenier| Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2023 15:20:13 +0000

It’s time for all medium and low voltage business stakeholders to address their carbon footprint Today, electrical equipment manufacturers, contractors, and end users are taking their carbon footprints more seriously than ever. For medium and low voltage equipment, this means prioritizing a circular economy approach…

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3 lessons learned from battle-tested microgrid experts

Credit to Author: Jana Gerber| Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2023 21:20:48 +0000

Right now, the world is facing an urgent sustainability dilemma: On one hand, we’re seeing rapid transformations in technology across all sectors, thanks to digital intelligence. Cars, computers, phones — the everyday technologies we rely on — are all dramatically more advanced than just a…

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Direct Air Capture (DAC) explained: its development is vital to achieve Global net-zero goals.

Credit to Author: Anna Yarygina| Date: Mon, 09 Jan 2023 16:00:00 +0000

Global energy players are currently facing the increasing pressure from governments and shareholders to decarbonize their operations. More and more energy companies are committing to help stop climate change by reducing their own greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions as much as they can. One potential solution is…

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New flow measurement technology improves energy efficiency performance

Credit to Author: Javier Lopera| Date: Thu, 05 Jan 2023 13:00:00 +0000

When most people hear the word innovation, they likely think of revolutionary technological advancements that fundamentally changed societies and created new markets, like the automobile and the internet. However, meaningful advancements that bring incremental developments to companies’ production can drive sustaining impact. Solutions that amalgamate…

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Climate Change – the India story

Credit to Author: Debashish Chakraborty| Date: Mon, 26 Dec 2022 07:24:24 +0000

Over the last four years, India has retained its spot in the top 10 best performing countries in the Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI), but it is a real delight to see that India has now jumped two spots higher to rank 8th as per…

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Small Ideas and Great Minds Accelerate Sustainability

Credit to Author: Denis Marant| Date: Fri, 23 Dec 2022 13:00:00 +0000

There has never been a stronger drive for sustainable products and innovations in our time. Climate change has reached a tipping point, and many entrepreneurs and companies are stepping forward to help create a better future. Here are just a few fantastic instances of environmentally…

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Energy-positive homes of the future

Credit to Author: Yifu QI| Date: Fri, 23 Dec 2022 11:07:40 +0000

The current climate crisis is everyone’s responsibility. Homes, for example, were responsible for 24% of all greenhouse gas emissions in Europe this past year, with similar numbers observed in other developed areas of the world. By 2050, households are expected to be the largest consumer…

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