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Reluctantly, I’ve given up on long-distance electric vehicle journeys

Like most drivers, the majority of my car journeys are relatively short. Meetings, deliveries, trips to the shops, ferrying children around, going to friends and family. For these journeys, an electric vehicle (EV) is brilliant. Particularly as we’ve off-road parking and … Continue reading

How to find the best energy saving washing machines, tumble dryers, fridges and electricals – whatever your budget

There seems to be no getting away from it that the most energy efficient washing machines, tumble dryers and refrigeration products tend to be expensive. Premium brands such as Miele, LG, Panasonic, Siemens, Liebherr and AEG certainly top our efficiency … Continue reading

How much does it cost to run an electric car in the UK?

Having logged the electricity usage for two years and over twenty thousand miles, we can confirm that the savings from EV ownership are substantial when compared to petrol or diesel fuelled cars. Our home charger was installed as part of … Continue reading

Smart tech – always listening, always on! “Alexa how much energy do you use?”

All homes have a background energy usage driven by the electricals that are on 24/7. Refrigerators, appliances on standby, set-top boxes, TVs, pumps, boilers, broadband routers, computers, chargers – the list of items sucking energy goes on and on!  Now smart … Continue reading

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