Introductory Comments for EU Breakout on Consumer Electronics. Noah Horowitz – Senior Scientist Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) [email protected] San Francisco, CA USA February 2014. Four Quick Points .
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Introductory Comments for EU Breakout on Consumer Electronics
Noah Horowitz – Senior Scientist
Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
San Francisco, CA USA
Typical 50 inch TV in 2008:
300 watts; 548 kWh/yr
$770 over 10 years
Typical 50 inch TV in 2012:
100 watts; 183 kWh/yr
$260 over 10 years
Assumes 5 hrs/day viewing time and $0.14/kWh rate
Initial Google TV - Quick Start Uses 24W standby If selected and in stdby 19 hrs/day = 166 kWh/yr or doubling of TV’s overall energy use. If enabled, LG 2013 model stays at 24W for 2 hours after being turned off
Note: Google now has Chromecast “Google TV” product that has much lower energy levels