Top 9 Energy Efficient Laptops Ranked

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Did you know Americans spend over $2 billion dollars a year in energy costs just to power their laptop computers?  So finding an energy efficient brand could help put a dent in energy use. There are so many laptop options out there and they are changing  updating all the time it can be hard to find the best device when it comes to saving energy. TopTen USA ranks [see below] products based on energy efficiency and has a list of the best laptops ranked by annual electricity usage.

The number one most energy efficient computer is the Sony VPCP118KX/B. The eight inch laptop weighs about 1.3 pounds and has an annual energy savings of 17.2 kilowatt hours compared to Energy Star Models.

Coming in number two in energy efficiency is the Apple  MC516 followed by the Acer Inspire One 533 series.  The Natural Resources Defense Council reminds computer users to turn on the power management features of their computer. Another way to save energy is to set your computer to sleep mode after 5-10 minutes of inactivity. Other tips to cut down on energy use include getting rid of colorful screen savers and turn off your computer, speakers, printers and back up drives if you are not using them.

Source: Do Your Part

Top 9 most energy efficient laptops are:

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#1

Sony
VPCP118KX/B

This is an 8-inch laptop that weighs 1.3 pounds. It has 2 GB of memory.

Energy Use

The most energy-efficient computers, ranked by annual electricity consumed in typical usage: 11.8 kilowatt hours

Energy Savings

Annual energy savings compared to average Energy Star model this size: 17.2 kilowatt hours

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#2

Apple
MC516

This is an 13-inch laptop that weighs 4.7 pounds. It has 2 GB of memory.

Energy Use

The most energy-efficient computers, ranked by annual electricity consumed in typical usage: 13.2 kilowatt hours

Energy Savings

Annual energy savings compared to average Energy Star model this size: 15.8 kilowatt hours

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#3

Acer
Aspire One 533 series

This is an 10-inch laptop that weighs 2.8 pounds. It has 1 GB of memory.

Energy Use

The most energy-efficient computers, ranked by annual electricity consumed in typical usage: 13.5 kilowatt hours

Energy Savings

Annual energy savings compared to average Energy Star model this size: 15.5 kilowatt hours

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#4

Asus
UL30A

This is a 13-inch laptop that weighs 3.3 pounds. It has 4 GB of memory.

Energy Use

The most energy-efficient computers, ranked by annual electricity consumed in typical usage: 18.6 kilowatt hours

Energy Savings

Annual energy savings compared to average Energy Star model this size: 10.4 kilowatt hours

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#5

Asus
UL50VT

This is a 15.6-inch laptop that weighs 4.6 pounds. It has 4 GB of memory.

Energy Use

The most energy-efficient computers, ranked by annual electricity consumed in typical usage: 27.4 kilowatt hours

Energy Savings

Annual energy savings compared to average Energy Star model this size: 14.8 kilowatt hours

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#6

Asus
UL30VT

This is a 13-inch laptop that weighs 3.3 pounds. It has 4 GB of memory.

Energy Use

The most energy-efficient computers, ranked by annual electricity consumed in typical usage: 29.2 kilowatt hours

Energy Savings

Annual energy savings compared to average Energy Star model this size: 13 kilowatt hours

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#7

Apple
MC024

This is a 15-inch laptop that weighs 5.6 pounds. It has 4 GB of memory.

Energy Use

The most energy-efficient computers, ranked by annual electricity consumed in typical usage: 29.9 kilowatt hours

Energy Savings

Annual energy savings compared to average Energy Star model this size: 12.3 kilowatt hours

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#8

Asus
VX5

This is a 16-inch laptop that weighs 7.7 pounds. It has 4 GB of memory.

Energy Use

The most energy-efficient computers, ranked by annual electricity consumed in typical usage: 49.4 kilowatt hours

Energy Savings

Annual energy savings compared to average Energy Star model this size: 27.5 kilowatt hours

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#9

CTL
TW9

This is a 15.6-inch laptop that weighs 5.4 pounds. It has 4 GB of memory.

Energy Use

The most energy-efficient computers, ranked by annual electricity consumed in typical usage: 64.8 kilowatt hours

Energy Savings

Annual energy savings compared to average Energy Star model this size: 27.5 kilowatt hours

Source: Top Ten USA

E-commerce and computer-based business can usually be considered ‘eco-friendly’, especially when internet-based transactions and communications take place instead of commuting for business meetings, etc. When you are in the market for a new laptop, take a look at the most energy-efficient models first.

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