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Posted On: 6 September 2020 09:00 am
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Vampire Power - What are the sneaky sources in your house and how much is it costing you?

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We know that electronics require electrical energy, whether through a direct connection to a power outlet or through stored energy in a battery. But do we understand how much energy is used when the device is in different stages: on, off, plugged in, not plugged in? You may be surprised.

True or False?

A microwave oven connected to power, but not in use, consumes as much electricity in a day as a laptop computer used for 6 hours.

Check your answer and find out what vampire power is and how to stop it at Challenge#28-SustainableQATAR.com.