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Power-saving gadgets reduce wastage by measuring your power use or controlling appliances. We check out how they work.

Electricity is expensive. You can do yourself and the country a favour by tracking down wastage in your household - and reducing it. But what's worth worrying about and what's not? Power-saving gadgets can help.