How Much Power Does The Internet Use? [Infographic]

How Much Power Does The Internet Use? [Infographic]

If the Internet was rated as a country, it's total energy consumption would be 5th in the world, just after Japan and above Russia.

Emma Hutchings
  • 26 april 2011

Although Facebook has announced plans to improve energy efficiency and it’s new data center in Oregon is 38% more efficient than others, this infographic suggests it is still leading the pack in terms of power usage. The colorful chart is the result of a recent survey of the world’s most visited websites, conducted by Peer 1.

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