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Google’s AI could soon consume as much electricity as Ireland, study finds

11/10/2023

Amid the debate over the dangers of widespread AI development, an important concern may have been overlooked: the huge amount of energy required to train these large language models. A new study published this week suggests that the AI industry could consume as much energy as a country like Argentina, Netherlands, or...
Amid the debate over the dangers of widespread AI development, an important concern may have been overlooked: the huge amount of required to train these large language models. A new study published this week suggests that the AI industry as much as a country like Argentina, Netherlands, or Sweden by 2027. What’s more, the research estimates that if Google alone switched its whole search business to AI, it would end up using 29.3 terawatt-hours per year — equivalent to the electricity consumption of Ireland.  The paper was published by Alex de Vries at the VU Amsterdam…This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Google
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