Reconcile Digital Technology and Energy ConsumptionPublished on 09.25.2019
High SchoolLife and earth sciences
5 min read
Digital technology accounts for 3 to 4% of the world's energy consumption, and the number of digital devices and connected objects is increasing. But this increase is not inevitable: higher efficient equipment and more demanding standards are curbing consumption. By collecting digital data, smart cities and smart grids also make it possible to better understand each other's consumption cycles and thus optimize them.