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Africa’s Electricity-Access Problem Is Worse Than You Think

Cars That Think

Instead, I will use the rate of 6,000 kWh/year, which is the unweighted mean for the European Union’s four largest economies—Germany, France, Italy, Spain—and Japan. A 60-watt light switched on for little over 2 hours a day—or one 60-W light, a small TV (25 W) and a small table fan (30 W) concurrently on for about an hour and 10 minutes.

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Andy Grove: The U.S. must create an electric car industry - Apr. 17, 2009

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

When the world economy starts to grow again, all countries, and especially China and the U.S., Just this past year Russia sent tanks into oil-rich Georgia, and an oil tanker was hijacked off the coast of Somalia. Economic growth requires energy. will be competing for the same finite supplies of oil and gas. And they exist.