Internet of Things or Industrie 4.0 a Critique

More about SiC or AC/DC Losses for example here: jQuery UI Slider – Default functionality

kWh per year per IoT

Amount Things Start Value go until to the End of the Bar Gartner prognoses 20 Billions 2020 push the Slider to see Graphs

Conversion Effeciency AC/DC from no losses 1:1 to 1:2 nearly all typically we have about 1.1 – 1.3 rate so 10%-30% is lost


KWH Consumed first year(20% increase every year):

KWH Consumed second year(20% increase every year):

totally KWH Consumed 2020 year:

Chart how many additional MWp PV or Wind we will need

MWp additional needed in PV(Germany 1000kwh/kwp or 1.000.000 KWh per MWp)

I tried to modulate the future energy consumption of GPRS modules of the future IoT based on the data from gartner.  kWh is only 0,4 kWh per year for one device. Second line is some backend estimations and energy for the ressource extraction of these things.

power losses of Mosfets

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