Reducing Electricity Usage: APEC 2013 KeyTalk with Dr. Jayant Baliga

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A Key Talk that will save you some energy!

Presidential National Medal of Technology & Innovation Winner Dr. Jayant Baliga reveals some of what he knows increasing efficiency in energy usage.

he application of power devices to motor control and lighting has already produced a cumulative energy savings of 50,000 Terra-Watt-Hours over the last 20 years saving consumers $ 10 Trillion. Improved fuel efficiency derived from electronic ignition systems enabled by power devices has reduced gasoline consumption by 1 Trillion gallons saving consumers $ 5 Trillion. This energy and gasoline conservation has reduced carbon dioxide emissions by more than 75 Trillion pounds. Power devices also enable deployment of renewable energy sources such as solar and wind power. A sustainable society with a high quality of life would be impossible without our reliance on power semiconductor technology.

A Key Talk that will save you some energy!

Presidential National Medal of Technology & Innovation Winner Dr. Jayant Baliga reveals some of what he knows increasing efficiency in energy usage.

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