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Windows XP gets wrongly blamed for $25 billion in energy

After watching Digg pump the article "How Windows XP wasted $25 billion of energy" from the treehugger website and seeing what fellow blogger Adrian Kingsley-Hughes had to say, I decided to set some facts straight on PC energy consumption with this article on TechRepublic.  I debunk the faulty reasoning of treehugger and give you the facts on how PC hardware, Windows XP, and Windows Vista energy savings work.

After watching Digg pump the article "How Windows XP wasted $25 billion of energy" from the treehugger website and seeing what fellow blogger Adrian Kingsley-Hughes had to say, I decided to set some facts straight on PC energy consumption with this article on TechRepublic.  I debunk the faulty reasoning of treehugger and give you the facts on how PC hardware, Windows XP, and Windows Vista energy savings work.