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Factsheet : Digital and Everyday Energy

Energie et digital
Digital technologies have moved into all sectors of the economy, and notably the energy industry. © THINKSTOCK

In this factsheet, learn more about digital technology in your daily life. Discover through video how to reconcile digital and energy consumption. In fact, digital represents 3 to 4% of global energy consumption due to the ever-increasing number of digital equipment and connected objects. Finally with the exercises, train yourself to read a graph in real time with the visualization of the production and consumption of electricity on a scorching day and playfully check your level of knowledge.

Planète Energies is offering factsheets on energy-related topics to help make learning and revising fun. On each factsheet, you will find a short video with a game or exercise related to the topic covered. Planète Energies is also a YouTube channel on which you will find all our instructive videos.

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Vignette vidéo numérique

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.

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Gros plan d'une main utilisant un thermostat

Newspaper and magazine articles, energy studies and technical documents on various types of equipment all often include charts and tables. These have become more diverse with the rise of digital technology. To learn effectively, it’s important to be able to read these diagrams. With this first in a series of exercises, ranging from very easy to much more challenging, Planète Energies is helping you do just that

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