Worth of a watt: The new economics and technologies

  title={Worth of a watt: The new economics and technologies},
  author={M. E. Jacobs},
  journal={INTELEC 2008 - 2008 IEEE 30th International Telecommunications Energy Conference},
  • M.E. Jacobs
  • Published 2008 in
    INTELEC 2008 - 2008 IEEE 30th International…
In a study presented at INTELEC in 1978 and updated in 1981 , the capital-equivalent cost of continuously dissipating a watt in a Bell System central office was examined. It was estimated that the worth of an ac watt in 1977 was $7.22, and in 1979, with revised assumptions, was $11.31. Thirty years have passed since these studies. This paper examines the economic and technology changes that have developed since that time, and presents a revised estimate of the worth of a watt as it is processed… CONTINUE READING


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