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Digital economy using almost 10% of the world's electricity

Posted on 21 August 2013.

Digital economy using almost 10% of the world's electricity

The world's Information Communications Technologies (ICT) ecosystem uses about 1,500 TWh of electricity annually, equal to all the electricity generated in Japan and Germany combined

Due to the increasing use of mobile data the digital economy is now approaching a tenth of the world's electricity use, according to a new report.”

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