Friday, December 21, 2007

Small steps to big saving

While Microsoft is struggling to cope up with Google in the field ofsearch, Google is beating it every time with unimaginable findings..Blackle is nothing but a black version of Google.

A few months ago, TreeHugger Mark Ontkush wrote a post on his blog EcoIron titled BlackGoogle Would Save 750 Megawatt-hours a Year.An all white web page uses about 74 watts to display, while an all blackpage uses only 59 watts. Google, which has a white background and gets about 200 million queriesa day, could reduce global energy use by 750 Megawatt-hours a year bysimply changing the color of its homepage to black.In response to this post a black version of Google emerged called

According to Blackle's homepage at publication time, 257,652.988 Watthours have been saved by.Nice idea! But how does the search measure up? Very well indeed. Give it a whirl yourself and start saving energy one search at a time.Recommend you all to use this as your home page or default searchengine. Kindly pass this on to people you know and save energy.

So from now to save power for the universe use


Ankur said...

i think you should read google's take on this

Abhijit from Miraj said...

wow thats a good suggestion