I discovered my ability to control those settings when I wanted to turn the sleep mode off. I recently updated a new installation of Windows 7 on both my desktop and laptop and wanted to make sure my computer and laptop don't go to sleep during the download of the updates. I then discovered that one can control the hibernation and sleep settings through the "power options" in control panel. All one needs to do is type "power options" in the search, then select "Change power-saving settings" and one can control it from the settings. Included in the power options are power settings with "advanced settings" to save on resources. So those would probably be appropriate for your purpose.
Above is for Windows 7 however - not sure whether Windows 10 works the same.
Two of my older computer used to start-up in the middle of the night and then seem to hang somehow. Fan is blowing, and thus apparently they are consuming lots of energy for a couple of hours until the get my attention, thanks to mysterious Windows 10. Here is an article explaining a few possible causes and what to do about it ...
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deanhills on Sun Nov 05, 2017 8:03 am