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

How far can an electric car go? From the best to the worst

how far can an electric car go

When asked “how far can an electric car go” we worked out our figures by comparing electric cars in the EV database for 2022 and then checking the manufacturers claims. The shortest range of any of the cars was 58 miles (95km) and the longest range was a whopping 431.8 miles (695km), with the average … 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

Green energy suppliers

green energy suppliers

Green energy suppliers supply gas and electricity from renewable resources. Green electricity sources include biomass, wind, solar, geothermal, bio and hydroelectric (US Energy Information Association). Green gas sources are biomethane, bio-propane, and hydrogen (Green Gas). Nuclear energy is regarded as clean energy as it has low emissions, but is not a renewable energy.  Where does … Read more

What is clean energy?

clean energy

Clean energy has both low greenhouse gas emissions and is renewable. It is also worth comparing the advantages and disadvantages of clean energy sources to explore what they cost and what effect they might have on the environment around them. Clean energy definition As defined by Cornell Law School, clean energy is renewable energy that … Read more

Is solar energy renewable or non-renewable?

is solar power renewable or non-renewable?

What do we mean by renewable energy? Renewable energy comes from resources that will never run out (National Geographic). Examples of renewable energy sources are the sun, wind and water as well as biomass and geothermal energy. The question is whether solar energy is renewable or non-renewable. Is solar energy renewable or non-renewable?  Technically the sun … Read more