Archive for May, 2024

How ‘world-changing’ solar tech could mean the death of batteries

https://www.independent.co.uk/tech/solar-power-battery-panels-powerfoyle-renewable-energy-b2552948.html Harvesting energy from any light source – even a candle – a new generation of ultra-durable and flexible solar cells means devices never need charging. ‘Our grandchildren will laugh that we had cables,’ one industry pioneer tells Anthony Cuthbertson

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Is it cheaper to wash up by hand or use a dishwasher? We put it to the test and found one is the clear winner, costing just HALF as much (msn.com)

Is it cheaper to wash up by hand or use a dishwasher? We put it to the test and found one is the clear winner, costing just HALF as much (msn.com) Answer: Dishwasher is more efficient and cheaper

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Driving Bedeo’s Land Rover Defender EV (msn.com)

Driving Bedeo’s Land Rover Defender EV (msn.com)

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How to build your own electric car for £10,000 (msn.com)

How to build your own electric car for £10,000 (msn.com) Which you might consider to be a drop in the ocean of the cost of building a DIY EV. Also, parts were surprisingly inexpensive: the batteries cost £800, the charger £100, junction box £200, inverter £20, the motor £200. Two junction boxes cost £100, and […]

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10 Clever Gardening Tricks to Make Your Plants Grow

10 Clever Gardening Tricks to Make Your Plants Grow | Watch (msn.com)

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Marble Queen or Golden Pothos – Plants that helps clean the air

Want Cleaner Air? This Houseplant Filters It 30 Times Better Than Others (msn.com) A new plant-powered air purification system launched last month by biotech startup Neoplants uses microbiome science to supercharge the Queen Marble Pothos, accelerating the plant’s ability to clean air by up to 30 times the normal rate.  l. This modification helps the Pothos remove […]

Octopus Energy launches finance product for solar panels with Zopa

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/tech/octopus-households-klarna-b1159677.html the media have become so dishonest. The article is about Zopa not klarna, it’s a click bait. Are car loans also buy now pay later. Technically maybe but its just a loan like mortgage and car loans. Shameful media. but the good news is it’s enables many more households to access renewable energy so […]

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Octopus energy tariff sees customer’s electricity bill ‘average £0’

https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1903751/octopus-energy-agile-tariff-solar-panel?int_source=amp_continue_reading&int_medium=amp&int_campaign=continue_reading_button#amp-readmore-target

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French startup offers concrete solar carport

https://www.pv-magazine.com/2024/05/24/french-startup-offers-concrete-solar-carport

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EcoFlow’s $200 PowerStream is so clever, you might buy a $4,000 solar generator

https://www.theverge.com/24150901/ecoflow-powerstream-review-diy-balcony-solar-microinverter

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Start growing with the power of Freight Farms’ complete vertical farming platform

https://www.freightfarms.com

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UK shines with 1.5m home solar installations

https://www.energylivenews.com/2024/05/22/uk-shines-with-1-5m-home-solar-installations

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‘Campaigns of misinformation’ around heat pumps as myths debunked (msn.com)

‘Campaigns of misinformation’ around heat pumps as myths debunked (msn.com)

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You can force employees to come back to the office, but not the good ones!

https://www.rte.ie/brainstorm/2024/0521/1450272-return-to-office-mandates-employees-work-from-home

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How to put an electric car on your driveway for as little as £900 (2020)

https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/used-cars/how-put-electric-car-your-driveway-little-%C2%A3900 The company behind the scheme is called New Electric, a Dutch-Irish firm whose primary corporate task is converting big corporate vehicle fleets to electric power. It has an offshoot, though, based in Arklow, in County Wicklow, just south of Dublin. Here, the emphasis is not on big fleets nor corporate largesse, but on converting perfectly good […]

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I went a week without ultra-processed foods. Here’s what I learned

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/article/2024/may/22/eliminating-ultra-processed-foods-pros-cons

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Truck battery swap in China – 350kwh unit

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EVs are already ~10% of Ethiopia’s auto FLEET!

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Ghana Economy Dashboard

This Page is pages that are relevant to some economic activity in Ghana https://tradingeconomics.com/ghana/3-month-bill-yield https://cedirates.com/exchangerates/gbp https://www.gtbank.com/financial-calculators

The utilization of waste cooking oil (wco) in simple stove as an alternative fuel for household scale

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/348108657_The_utilization_of_waste_cooking_oil_wco_in_simple_stove_as_an_alternative_fuel_for_household_scale

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