Analysis and Representation of Miscellaneous Electric Loads in NEMS

Check out this report by the EIA on Miscellaneous Electric Loads in the National Energy Modeling System.

Why do we need separate devices for our Xbox, computer, cable television box, modems, routers, laptops, etc. when each one of those devices wastes the heat it generates by running. Instead, why don’t we think about all of that functionality in just one device that efficiently does the computation necessary to run your Xbox, computer, modem, etc and makes better use of the heat generated from running those devices.