ChatGPT’s Electricity Consumption

Kaspar Groes Albin Ludvigsen estimates that ChatGPT may have consumed as much electricity as 175’000 people. He writes:

Estimating ChatGPT’s electricity consumption, on the other hand, is in principle simpler, because we do not need to know in which geographic regions ChatGPT is running. Below I explain how one can go about estimating ChatGPT’s energy consumption and I specifically produce an estimate of ChatGPT’s electricity use in January 2023. The scope is limited to January 2023 because we have some ChatGPT traffic estimates for this month.

To read his full analysis, please click this link.

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