Aug 02, 2011 Thomas McGrath

Always-on PCs wasting £30m a day

Business Green

The UK’s small businesses waste up to £30.8m a day by not turning PCs off overnight, according to new research from energy giant E.ON.

The utility firm commissioned a survey of almost 800 small and medium sized businesses, and found that 39 per cent do not regularly shut down their computers overnight, while 20 per cent only fully turn off their PCs at weekends.

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