If we could capture just 0.1% of the ocean’s kinetic energy caused by tides, we could satisfy the current global energy demand 5 times over.
There is a town in Brazil that powers its streetlights by having convicts pedal bicycles attached to generators.
In Britain, after the end of a TV show there’s a power surge demand of 3 Gigawatts in 5 minutes as 1.5m Kettles are put on – so much France sends 600 Megawatts of power.
The United States uses more energy for air-conditioning than the entire continent of Africa uses for all purposes.
There’s a town in Brazil that powers its streetlights by having convicts pedal bicycles attached to generators.
Jimmy Carter had solar panels installed on the White House. Reagan had them taken off.
If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days, you would have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee.