On Tuesday, the world will gain an extra second. Seems small, but that's one more second of sun for every single solar panel. #LeapSecond

On Tuesday, the world will gain an extra second. Seems small, but that's one more second of sun for every single solar panel. #LeapSecond

If the whole world ran on solar during the #LeapSecond, we would save 2.0 million pounds of CO2.

If the whole world ran on solar during the #LeapSecond, we would save 2.0 million pounds of CO2.

Keep those solar-powered espresso machines running as you fix any software problems the #LeapSecond might cause.

Keep those solar-powered espresso machines running as you fix any software problems the #LeapSecond might cause.

The amount of energy produced by the sun during tomorrow's #LeapSecond could power 7 billion light bulbs for a day.

The amount of energy produced by the sun during tomorrow's #LeapSecond could power 7 billion light bulbs for a day.

Up late binge-watching? A day's worth of Earth's solar energy can power the whole world binge-watching for 27 years.

Up late binge-watching? A day's worth of Earth's solar energy can power the whole world binge-watching for 27 years.

If we could harness the full solar output of the sun on #LeapSecond it could power toasters for 7 billion people. PB&J time!

If we could harness the full solar output of the sun on #LeapSecond it could power toasters for 7 billion people. PB&J time!

Hey CA! Another reason why dishwashers beat hand-washing: they can save water, nearly 5000 gallons per year. That's enough for a small swimming pool?

Hey CA! Another reason why dishwashers beat hand-washing: they can save water, nearly 5000 gallons per year. That's enough for a small swimming pool?

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Illustrations for NRG Social Channels promoting energy conservation during the #LeapSecond on June 30, 2015. Posts where accompanied by statistics showing the positive effects of using solar energy. Even for one extra second.

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