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  1. Study finds television set top boxes are major energy hogs

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    In 2010, television set-top boxes in the United States consumed approximately 27 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity, equivalent to the annual output of nine average (500 MW) coal-fired power plants, according to recent research by the Natural Resources Defense Council. The researchers...
  2. Green Plug would rid your home of wall warts

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    If you’re like most modern day homeowners, somewhere in your house is a pile of power adaptors, also known as wall warts, used to charge all the various electronic devices that you have bought over the years. Wouldn't it be nice to just have one power adaptor that worked for all your devices so...
  3. Power Cost Monitor helps homeowners save Electricity

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    If you are a home-owner struggling to understand why your electricity bills are so high then you may be interested in a product from Blue Line innovations called the Power Cost Monitor. The company tells Digital Home that tests in Ontario and elsewhere have shown that homeowners who use the...