Energy consumption
Energy consumption is the consumption of energy or power.It is covered in the following articles and categories:
Gaming Computers Offer Huge, Untapped Energy Savings Potential
In the first study of its kind, Berkeley Lab researcher Evan Mills co-authored an investigation of the aggregate global energy use of personal computers designed for gaming—including taking direct mea...
Megacity Metabolism: What Cities Are The Worst Energy Hogs?
New York is an energy hog, London and Paris use relatively less resources and Tokyo conserves water like a pro. These are just a few of the findings from a new study on 'megacity metabolism' -- the wo...
The Internet of Anything: A Smartphone App That Lets You Control Your Office Environment
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have built a mobile app that aims to give office workers more control over their environment while saving energy.
Energy conservation
Energy conservation refers to reducing energy consumption through using less of an energy service. Energy conservation differs from efficient energy use, which refers to using less energy for a consta...
Energy conservation - Wikipedia
Gaming Computers Offer Huge, Untapped Energy Savings Potential
In the first study of its kind, Berkeley Lab researcher Evan Mills co-authored an investigation of the aggregate global energy use of personal computers designed for gaming—including taking direct mea...
Electric energy consumption
Electric energy consumption is the form of energy consumption that uses electric energy. Electric energy consumption is the actual energy demand made on existing electricity supply.
Consumption of...
Electric energy consumption - Wikipedia
Renewable heat
Renewable heat is an application of renewable energy and it refers to the renewable generation of heat, rather than electrical power (e.g. replacing a fossil fuel boiler using concentrating solar ther...
Renewable heat - Wikipedia
Energy consumption measurement
Energy consumption measurement is done in varying units.In List of countries by energy consumption per capita, the data is given in kilogrammes of oil equivalent per year [kgoe/a], and gigajoules per ...
Performance per watt
In computing, performance per watt is a measure of the energy efficiency of a particular computer architecture or computer hardware. Literally, it measures the rate of computation that can be delivere...
Radiator reflector
A radiator reflector is a thin sheet or foil applied to the wall behind, and closely spaced from, a domestic heating radiator. The intention is to reduce heat losses into the wall in the belief that t...
Radiator reflector - Wikipedia
Domestic energy consumption
Domestic energy consumption is the amount of energy that is spent on the various appliances used within housing. The amount of energy used per household varies widely depending on the standard of livi...
World energy consumption
World energy consumption refers to the total energy used by all of human civilization. Typically measured per year, it involves all energy harnessed from every energy source applied towards humanity's...
World energy consumption - Wikipedia
Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership
The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) is a Vienna-based non-profit organisation that aims to accelerate the marketplace for renewable energy and energy efficiency with a parti...
Renewable energy
Renewable energy is generally defined as energy that comes from resources which are naturally replenished on a human timescale such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, waves and geothermal heat. Renewable...
Renewable energy - Wikipedia
World energy resources
The world's energy resources can be divided into fossil fuel, nuclear fuel and renewable resources. The estimates for the amount of energy in these resources is given in zettajoules (ZJ), which is 1...
World energy resources - Wikipedia
Wind power
Wind power is extracted from air flow using wind turbines or sails to produce mechanical or electrical power. Windmills are used for their mechanical power, windpumps for water pumping, and sails to p...
Wind power - Wikipedia
Rebound effect (conservation)
In conservation and energy economics, the rebound effect (or take-back effect) is the reduction in expected gains from new technologies that increase the efficiency of resource use, because of behavio...
Rebound effect (conservation) - Wikipedia
Power management
Power Management is a feature of some electrical appliances, especially copiers, computers and computer peripherals such as monitors and printers, that turns off the power or switches the system to a ...
Plant efficiency
The efficiency of a plant is the percentage of the total energy content of a power plant's fuel that is converted into electricity. The remaining energy is usually lost to the environment as heat unle...
Power usage effectiveness
Power usage effectiveness (PUE) is a measure of how efficiently a computer data center uses energy; specifically, how much energy is used by the computing equipment (in contrast to cooling and other o...
Fossil fuel
Fossil fuels are fuels formed by natural processes such as anaerobic decomposition of buried dead organisms. The age of the organisms and their resulting fossil fuels is typically millions of years, a...
Fossil fuel - Wikipedia
List of countries by energy consumption per capita
This is a list of countries by total energy consumption per capita.
The data is given in kilogrammes of oil equivalent per year, and gigajoules per year, and in watts, as average equivalent power.
List of countries by energy consumption per capita - Wikipedia
Recuperator
A recuperator is a special purpose counter-flow energy recovery heat exchanger positioned within the supply and exhaust air streams of an air handling system, or in the exhaust gases of an industrial ...
Recuperator - Wikipedia
European Union energy label
EU Directive 92/75/EC established an energy consumption labelling scheme. The directive was implemented by several other directives thus most white goods, light bulb packaging and cars must have an EU...
Hydropower
Hydropower or water power (from the Greek: ύδωρ, "water" ) is power derived from the energy of falling water and running water, which may be harnessed for useful purposes. Since ancient times, hyd...
Hydropower - Wikipedia
Biomass
Biomass is biological material derived from living, or recently living organisms. It most often refers to plants or plant-based materials which are specifically called lignocellulosic biomass. As an e...
Biomass - Wikipedia
Geothermal power
Geothermal electricity is electricity generated from geothermal energy.Technologies in use include dry steam power stations, flash steam power stations and binary cycle power stations. Geothermal ele...
Geothermal power - Wikipedia
Solar energy
Solar energy is radiant light and heat from the sun harnessed using a range of ever-evolving technologies such as solar heating, solar photovoltaics, solar thermal energy, solar architecture and artif...
Solar energy - Wikipedia
Run-time estimation of system and sub-system level power consumption
Electronic systems’ power consumption has been a real challenge for Hardware and Software designers as well as users especially in portable devices like cell phones and laptop computers. Power consump...
Run-around coil
A run-around coil is a type of energy recovery heat exchanger most often positioned within the supply and exhaust air streams of an air handling system, or in the exhaust gases of an industrial proces...
Run-around coil - Wikipedia