Lights at Malaysia's Petronas Towers before, top, and after, bottom, being turned off
to mark Earth Hour
By the way, when the battery disconnect switch is turned off
, battery power is retained for about 30 seconds.
Earth Hour was started by a WWF employee in Sydney, Australia, where more than two million residents turned off
their lights for an hour in 2007.
Tory-controlled Buckinghamshire County Council has turned off
1,600 of the 28,000 street lights around the county, saving about pounds 700,000 a year.
Fans, heaters, lights and unused computers were being turned off
After plugging it directly into the computer's USB port, it automatically will close the circuits to the five switched outlets on the strip when the PC or Mac is turned off
The United States has turned off
a news ticker at its diplomatic mission in Havana that had long irritated the Cuban government, in another sign of efforts to improve relations with Havana, western diplomats said, reports Reuters (July 27, 2009).
Taking part in the noble campaign like the millions of people and establishments internationally who turned off
their lights, the hotel management established its sincere initiative for energy conservation by turning off its non-essential external lights as well as actively encouraged its guests to turn off the lights in their respective guestrooms for one hour.
gt; 2 : to change direction <They turned off
onto another road.
ON revealed almost a quarter of workers polled failed to ensure electrical items were turned off
During his visit for Turn Off TV Week, Tom said: "If everyone in Wales turned off
appliances like their TVs at the wall, we'd save emissions of around 170,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide a year.
The idea was developed as a way to solicit public opinion after the outcry last summer when a number of lights were turned off