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Google could save 3000 Megawatts per year simply by changing its colour scheme?

I found on Digg. They reference explaining energy usage of a sample monitor with different solid background colours. Now it doesn’t specify whether the observations were taken using a CRT, an LCD, an display or whatever exotic display type you can think of. I’d imagine it is based on a CRT judging by the old operating systems listed in the Energy Star section. It makes fascinating reading but I don’t believe that the same principle applies to LCDs, especially seeing as one of the main determinants of quality of an LCD is its .

Besides, where would you rather go?

Here:

or here: