"A 5G base station is generally expected to consume roughly three times as much power as a 4G base station. And more 5G base stations are needed to cover the same area."
Oh, and this will also impact the cellphone's battery. And possibly weather satellites.
@polychrome I'm suddenly reminded of this https://solar.lowtechmagazine.com/2015/10/can-the-internet-run-on-renewable-energy.html
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