EcoFlow battery: the world’s first portable home battery

ecoflow battery

The EcoFlow battery is the world’s first portable home battery that can provide your home with backup power or even complete independence from national supply when combined with solar panel arrays.  EcoFlow battery products have raised over $16 million dollars on Kickstarter in the last few years and this ‘little giant’ tech is also backed … Read more

Lease solar panels

lease solar panels

It seems like a great idea to lease solar panels and save yourself the cost of having to outlay the full amount to buy them, but is it such a great bargain? Leasing solar panels ties you into a long term contract, typically for twenty to twenty five years. This can impact the sale of … Read more

The burning truth about climate change

climate change

The burning truth about climate change is being obfuscated for a number of reasons, some of it is the age-old disagreement between scientists and some of it is driven by those with other agendas, economic or political. Lots is said about giving up meat, not flying, driving less, etc but do the facts give us … Read more

Off grid solar system

off grid solar system

You might imagine an off grid solar system is only relevant to mountain dwellers and those living in the wilderness, but many homeowners are taking steps to back up their electricity supply. An off grid solar system is also really handy when you go camping with your RV or trailer into a national park, especially … Read more

Tesla Powerwall – the ultimate guide

Tesla Powerwall

If you are interested in this specific battery pack or are simply wanting to make your home more energy efficient, read this ultimate guide to the Tesla Powerwall. We’ll look at what it is, what it costs and what models there are.  Tesla Powerwall Fast Facts Stores electrical energy in a battery so that you … Read more

Do electric cars use oil?

Do electric cars use oil?

Do electric cars use oil? Yes – but not engine oil as we are used to it in a combustion engine. Electric cars use oil in their reduction gearboxes, which could need an oil change depending on the mileage you do (AA). Also, depending on the car manufacturer, they may use oil in the engine … Read more