New Energy Efficient Battery Charging Standards in California Will Save 1 Million Tons of Carbon Emissions

January 27, 2012 by  
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We have all heard the phrases “phantom power” and “vampire energy” about a million times and yet the problem still exists – we simply can’t figure out how to remember to unplug our battery chargers and other electronics when we are done with them. The State of California has decided that instead of trying to change the stubborn behavior of humans, they’re going to change the behavior of the chargers . In 2013 the state will introduce new battery charger standards that will reduce overall consumption by up to 40%, save enough energy to power 350,000 homes, save Californians $300 million in energy bills and reduce carbon emissions by one million metric tons. Read the rest of New Energy Efficient Battery Charging Standards in California Will Save 1 Million Tons of Carbon Emissions Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “clean energy” , California , california energy , california energy policy , california energy savings , california power , california wasted energy , energy grid , phantom energy , phantom power , power grid , renewable energy , saving energy , vampire energy , Vampire Power , wasted energy

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