The Power of Wimbledon

*collaborative post

It’s that time of year again – the Wimbledon Championships are in full swing! With thousands of spectators flocking to London and viewers tuning in around the world to watch, Wimbledon always captures the interest and hearts of its spectators.

Wimbledon is the oldest tennis tournament in the world and is widely regarded as the most prestigious. The first Wimbledon championships were held in 1877 at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in London & they have been held there ever since.

The Energy at Wimbledon

There’s no denying the power of Wimbledon to draw our attention every year. But what about the energy power that is used to swing the tennis rackets or mow the courts? That’s something I never considered before! But think about all of the calories that the finals must burn! With tennis’ shining stars battling it out, the power at Wimbledon is immense.

First Utility has created some intriguing graphics that demonstrate what home appliances we could power if that energy usage could be harnessed. Wouldn’t that be glorious?? Running Netflix from the power generated at a tennis final would be so much fun!!

Here are a few of my favorite graphics that show