[web] Blackle — try some energy saving Google searches … ‘In January 2007 a blog post titled Black Google Would Save 750 Megawatt-hours a Year proposed the theory that a black version of the Google search engine would save a fair bit of energy due to the popularity of the search engine.’ [via Blackbeltjones]

Blackle – Energy Saving Google Searches

This entry was posted on Friday, July 27th, 2007 at 12:30 am and is filed under Google, Science, Web.

« »


I prefer using since they uses black background to save energy and at the same time they uses green texts which is more easier for our eyes and reduce eye strain.

It’s been discussed time and time again, a black search portal offers very little in the way of power saving overall. All this site does is generate revenue for it’s owners which is put to no good use at all.

As an alternative search portal try –

Any profits from using this portal are actually put back into environmental projects to cancel out a portion of energy etc that is consumed.

Hey it’s a start, and every little bit counts in my opinion

Funny : some experts are claiming that using a black background will use MORE energy than a white one.

The best ‘Colored Search Site’: Greenle

Pinkle is cool too !

I had heard of (the eco friendly version of google), but now they have launched .lol, Interesting concept: play games and save the world

I’m using at the moment BLACKOOGLE, which is similar to blackle but offers a lot more functionality like image search, youtube search, mail access, etc. And looks nicer too, give it a try!




There are around 16 different versions of “black google” online. The best one I’ve found is Cleanblack is the only version that allows you to change the text colors of the google search results. Try it yourself by going to

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.