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Baby you can drive my (electric) car!

Posted on Thursday, July 14, 2016 by Paul Bieganski

Electric cars are here. If you don't drive one yet, chances are you will before the end of the decade. An electric car is basically a computer (multiple computers really) with a bunch of batteries and an electric motor or two on four wheels. Just like your average computer, it consumes electrical energy. Have you ever wondered how far your average rack of servers could take you if it was a Tesla?

We did the math.

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Topics: Server energy consumption