Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) Technology: A New Way to Power Your Home and the Grid
Vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology is a two-way power flow system that allows electric vehicles (EVs) to store and discharge electricity back to the grid. This technology can potentially deliver several benefits, including improving grid reliability, reducing peak demand, and providing backup … Continue reading
Are air fryers more energy efficient than an oven or microwave?
Welcome to the world of Doll’s House energy-efficient cooking! Well, that’s the first impression of operating an Air Fryer; it’s tiny and compact. Not something you’re going to use for cooking this year’s Christmas turkey — that said, it could … Continue reading
Do Heat Pumps save you money and are they reliable?
Heat pumps are the mainstay of UK government policy in decarbonising our home heating. Currently, 95% of UK housing stock is heated by fossil fuels, mostly gas. Yet, the energy crisis has highlighted the need for us to move away … Continue reading
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. An electric vehicle (EV) is brilliant for these journeys, particularly as we’ve off-road … 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, Siemens, Liebherr and AEG certainly top our efficiency tables. Saying … Continue reading