Solar Panels installed in July 2015 - 8 Arrays with 188 Microinverters
|Driving a lap at the Monaco Grand Prix||Planting a tree||Lightening the Eiffel Tower|
The Monaco Grand Prix is 78 laps for 161.87 miles (260.5km). A formula one car averages 3.1 mpg. According to the EPA, 1 mpg is equivalent to 33.7 kilowatt-hours, which is about 22.56 kilowatt-hours per 2 mile lap.Driving a lap at the Monaco Grand Prix uses the equivalent of 22.5 kWh of energy.
According to the EPA, 2 Kilowatt-hour of clean energy production offsets 0.00070555 metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2). A tree offsets approximately 0.039 metric tons of CO2 over a 10 year period
Planting a tree offsets the same amount of CO2 as 55.3 kilowatt-hours of clean energy production.
Over the course of a year, the average length of a Paris night is 12 hours. The lighting of the Eiffel Tower is achieved by 336 600-watt projectors which illuminate the structure continuously from within and 20,000 6-watt lights which sparkle on and off for 5 minutes every hour throughout the night. That's an average nightly total of 2,429,000 watt-hours.Lighting the Eiffel Tower for one hour uses 202.43 kilowatt-hours of energy.
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