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Energy consumption rant — again!

With Canada having recently CHICKENED OUT of the Kyoto treaty, I’ve had a look at my various little power supplies again. I’m talking about ‘wall warts’ / laptop power supplies and the likes. The ones I have are 100% switch-mode … Continue reading

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Wasting Energy — Electricity utility business lives on “I’m off, really!”

Yesterday I got another shipment with electronics parts, which is almost better than Xmas. Among other things it contained a remarkably cheap energy meter. They’ve also got a link to a c’t-article about energy meters there. For readers of adafruit … Continue reading

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