Tag: Energy usage

  • Less is more

    Less is more New European rules mean that all new domestic electronic devices, from TVs and fridges to computers and peripherals, now have to automatically put themselves to sleep when not in use to save energy. This is part of the EU’s Ecodesign initiative, which has also outlawed high-wattage vacuum cleaners and will extend energy…

  • Charger with automatic off launched

    Harri Tiainen, a Finnish inventor has developed a battery charger for mobile devices that can automatically cut the electric current once the device is charged.