The popular opinion is that they most 4x4s and SUVs are definitely are not at all “green”? Well, I have been investigating whether popular opinion is correct. Traditionally, 4×4 vehicles, or SUVs (Sports Utility Vehicles) have always been considered very environmentally unfriendly. They are big and heavy and normally have large and thirsty lumps at … Continue reading 4×4 Vehicles… Are they "green"?
Now we have ordered a Nissan Leaf electric car I realised that there was not yet a web site for an owners club so I have started one myself. So, if you are interested in this revolutionary new vehicle take a look at: http://www.nissanleafownersclub.co.uk
This is my first report and I am simply gobsmacked at the result. PVGIS says 71 kWh and we are 20+% up on that. OK, PVGIS is only an estimate but nevertheless, still a good result for my first month. System: 2.4 kWp , 7 modules 40° Slope & 3 modules 30°, Lat 53° 50′ … Continue reading Solar Generation Stats – January 2011
Nissan are launching a new car this year called the Leaf. It is an all electric car and the first electric vehicle (EV) that has been designed totally from scratch to be all electric. There are other EVs but they have all been a development of a petrol/diesel vehicle… the Nissan Leaf is different… very … Continue reading Nissan Leaf