Google is the new blackle… or is it
March 05 2008 | Jim's Blog,
It takes power to run your PC, especially that big monitor you are reading this from.
White screens require more power than black screens.
Or at least that is a logical conclusion... and since this is the internet we're talking about there are opinions on every side of the issue. Here is the WSJ's take, calling it nothing much in the grand scheme.
So, if you Google.
Regardless, turn your monitor off when you leave. In fact, turn everything off when you leave.