Mapping Vampire Energy

Halloween has just passed, but here's something really scary...

Garlic may ward off bloodsucking vampires, but it won’t scare off vampire energy. Vampire energy, or standby power, is the electric power that is wasted by the electronic devices plugged in but not in use.

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Phantom Energy is Scary

Phantom Energy. No, it’s not electricity created by ghosts, it’s the energy your appliances consume when they are not in use. That’s scary, when you think about it. How can your TV, laptop, modem, printer, game console, coffee maker, toaster, etc., be consuming energy if you’re not using them? They can and they do – and you (and the planet) are paying for it.

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Red electric plasma ball with blue rys of energy flowing out.
11/01/2018
Anonymous (not verified)
Halloween has just passed, but here's something really scary... Garlic may ward off bloodsucking vampires, but it won’t scare off vampire energy. Vampire energy, or standby power, is the... read more
Power strip with a ghost
04/09/2015
Phantom Energy. No, it’s not electricity created by ghosts, it’s the energy your appliances consume when they are not in use. That’s scary, when you think about it. How can your TV, laptop,... read more
Red electric plasma ball with blue rys of energy flowing out.
11/01/2018
Anonymous (not verified)
Halloween has just passed, but here's something really scary... Garlic may ward off bloodsucking vampires, but it won’t scare off vampire energy. Vampire energy, or standby power, is the... read more
Power strip with a ghost
04/09/2015
Phantom Energy. No, it’s not electricity created by ghosts, it’s the energy your appliances consume when they are not in use. That’s scary, when you think about it. How can your TV, laptop,... read more