Paper warns that lights will go out with increasing severity as demand for electricity for gadgets soars amid inadequate investment

Globally, the cost of government subsidies for fossil fuels increased from $311 billion in 2009 to $544 billion in 2012, the IEA estimates. Once lost tax revenues are included, this figure rises to around $2 trillion, equal to over 8% of government revenues, according to a recent IMF report

An interesting article on Googles longer term view on how home appliances might someday work together. Gathering information in a smart grid at home, optimizing energy usage

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