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.
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.