The BBC is reporting that utility companies, electronics businesses and consumers are feeling the need to reduce electrical consumption an meet a growing demand.
The cinch in this case is any device that has a ‘stand-by’ button i.e Televisions, DVD players, Stereo systems, etc.
Even though it’s in stand-by mode a television can use up to nearly 2 watts, which might not sound like much but it all adds up.
The BBC article is well worth a look. See it here.