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How much coal does it take to charge an iphone?

Asked by xioioix (92points) September 14th, 2008

Does anyone know how much coal it takes to generate enough electricity to accomplish a common goal? i.e. charge an iphone, run a 60 watt bulb for one hour, etc?

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Skyrail's avatar

This may help, I don’t know about the facts behind it, although it does cite this which may help to.

Hope this helps, it’s certainly an interesting topic :)

AstroChuck's avatar

Takes only about half a pound, but I have to keep stoking it which is a pain.

loser's avatar

I just use electricity to charge mine. It’s so much easier!!!

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