How Much Energy Does The Internet Use?

The internet uses a lot of energy! But people have come up with ways to make it more efficient. This episode was produced in collaboration with and sponsored by Emerson. http://www.emerson.com/ilovestem

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Sources:
http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/solutions/collateral/service-provider/visual-networking-index-vni/VNI_Hyperconnectivity_WP.html
http://www.nrdc.org/energy/data-center-efficiency-assessment.asp
http://www.energystar.gov/ia/products/power_mgt/downloads/DataCenter-Top12-Brochure-Final.pdf?b8eb-2c2a
http://www.livescience.com/47552-data-centers-suck-enormous-aounts-of-electricity.html
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/energy/2014/08/140826-nrdc-data-center-energy-waste/

The Surprisingly Large Energy Footprint of the Digital Economy [UPDATE]
https://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=power_mgt.datacenter_efficiency_hotcold_aisles
https://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=power_mgt.datacenter_efficiency_virtualization
https://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=power_mgt.datacenter_efficiency_inlet_temp

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