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  1. Power, Fuel, Alt Energy and Environmental Impact
    Apparently that's part of the plan, according to this article. It's not clear what an "emergency" is. https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/bills/article-8706033/amp/Smart-meters-used-switch-electricity-without-warning-compensation.html
  2. General Charging Discussion
    about a month ago i bought a 13a (well what I thought was 13a) Duosida Granny Cable of an irish selling site - came through with a 13a 3 pin plug on , used it a few times and thought 'that plug gets quite hot' but then I thought well it is 10amps at the end of the day and it has been on a while...
  3. Power, Fuel, Alt Energy and Environmental Impact
    Bulb announce price rises, is this the start of the end of for Bulb? They have been growing aggressively. Seem to take about £50 in advance from new customers to cover referral fees? Is their business model sustainable? Time will tell. I recently joined Bulb just in time to qualify for the...
  4. General Charging Discussion
    Hi everyone, I am conducting a study on the impact of EVs charging on the electricity network, and I have a question on Dynamic EV Charging. Dynamic Charging learns how and when you drive and ensures your car is ready to go when you need it for your daily commute, by smoothing out the peaks in...
  5. General Charging Discussion
    As EV owner you have two key roles, 1. you are a driver of your EV, 2. and the owner of your home/residential charge point. I have a question related to both your roles: - As EV driver, would you use residential charge points to charge your EV? - As Residential Charge Point owners, would you...
  6. General EV Discussion
    Hi everybody! I am considering to buy a Full Electric Vehicle. So far, I have read great things about EVs BUT I am here to get the viewpoint of all EV owners about what they think could/should be improved to make their life easier and their EV experience even better. Think about it! if you...
  7. General Nissan EV Discussion
    I've been driving properly for a month in my 63 plate Leaf. I want to make sure i'm reading the economy right. I've used the Nissan connect tool to record the month of driving based on my electric tariff charge. There's nothing else I need to add in is there? I appreciate that at the end of the...
  8. Power, Fuel, Alt Energy and Environmental Impact
    After watching The new fully charged show Hinckley point c oh deary me which can be seen here 2 days early if you support the show through patreon at $5 per month I thought I'd do some man math and here's what I came up with.. In the UK in 2014 we used an average of 34.42GW per day, to produce...
  9. General EV Discussion
    Do you think TPTB (The powers that be) purposefully keep driving range low on electric cars so that they can't be used as suitable getaway cars? The police would stumble across bank robbers in electric cars having naps at Trowell services, fast charger in place. I have often noticed that it...
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