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MAlmost five million London homes begin switchover this week wit
Thursday 5 April 2012 7:58PM
Dave Lindsay: Fair comment about the set-top boxes. I hadn't considered that. Although I have to say, my new flat-screen TV is saving me roughly £50 a year in electricity compared to my old flat-screen and it's 10 inches bigger than the old one, so if switchover has prompted some households to update their equipment, that might be a good thing.
So the only clear winners when it comes to electricity consumption are the BBC/Arqiva and potentially at our expense!
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Thursday 5 April 2012 7:06PM
Does anyone know how much electricity will be saved after switchover is complete? Looking at Crystal Palace alone, it looks like ~4 Megawatts less of electricity will be used now everything is digital only.
This must amount to a huge saving, (cost and power) for the nation?