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What is meant by vampire power ?

QuestionsCategory: Energy and PowerWhat is meant by vampire power ?
Aniket Goel asked 5 years ago
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What is meant by vampire power ?
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What is meant by vampire power ?
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The demands for energy and power are ever increasing. At times like this, it is important to understand what vampire power is and how it is the cause of wastage for power and energy.
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Team GreenSutra® Staff answered 5 years ago

Vampire Power refers to the consumption of electrical power by electronic devices and/or appliances while they are switched off or in a standby mode.

Vampire Power can also be referred to as:

  • Standby Power
  • Vampire Draw
  • Phantom Load
  • Ghost Consumption
  • Leaking Electricity
  • No-Load Power

It causes approximately 5-8% of electricity wastage.

Know more about Vampire Power at: https://greensutra.in/vampire-power/