power consumption

Philips unveils its $10 million LED light bulb

April 26, 2010 / 1 Comment

As for now, Philips stands as the lonely first in the would-be line of contenders vying for the $10 million prize slated by the US government for offering an energy efficient alternative to the 60 Watt light bulb.

Olympic Record for Power Consumption

August 11, 2008 / No Comments

Beijing set an Olympic Record for power consumption.  The Beijing power grid peaked at a consumption of 12.48 million KW at 11:24am...enough power to run a city of 17 million while they host an international sporting event attended by 200+ countries and 10's of thousands of people. The previous record was 12.28 million KW. I think they were trying to ...