Digital TV to bring surge in power consumption

The switch to digital television will lead to a big increase in energy consumption which could match the output of a gas-fired power station within ten years because consumers cannot switch off their new decoders. The surge in electricity consumption will offset energy savings elsewhere, posing a major challenge to the authorities in their efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions.

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