AvatarVikrant Singhal asked 11 months ago
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How much energy does google use to answer an average search query?
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How much energy does google use to answer an average search query?
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Google and other search engines have helped find answers and solutions to numerous questions and problems. Have you ever wondered how much energy do these search engines require to answer an average search query?
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Team GreensutraTeam Greensutra Staff answered 11 months ago

Google and other search engines have helped find answers and solutions to numerous questions and problems.

Google search volumes are ever increasing. On an average day google receives:

  • 11,575 searches per second or
  • 1,00,00,00,000 searches and more per day

To answer an average search query. it is estimated that google requires approximately

  • 0.0003 KWh

This is equivalent to 0.02 kg of CO2 emissions.

 

Summary
How much energy does google use to answer an average search query?
Article Name
How much energy does google use to answer an average search query?
Description
Google and other search engines have helped find answers and solutions to numerous questions and problems. Have you ever wondered how much energy do these search engines require to answer an average search query?
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GreenSutra
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