How Long Will a Toyota Hybrid Battery Last If Lights Left On?

Now here is something I am interested in learning more and would welcome comments on. I just read that the battery for a Toyota Hybrid is a 200 Volts and only 6 AH. My initial thought was that you wouldn’t be able to get more than few minutes of leaving the headlights on before the … Read moreHow Long Will a Toyota Hybrid Battery Last If Lights Left On?

How Long Will My Battery Last If I Left The Headlights On???

You’re sitting in a restaurant with your wife, celebrating your 20th wedding anniversary.  You had to pay big bucks to get the table and are so excited to share a night on the town with her. After all all these years, and all you’ve been through together, you look across the table and she looks … Read moreHow Long Will My Battery Last If I Left The Headlights On???

Elon Musk, Tesla Battery Plant and South Australia, What You Haven’t Been Told

I’m doing some late night reading and came across an article  on Joanne Nova’s website where a professor states “If you have an increase in demand, a coal power station will take hours [to meet it], a gas turbine 20 to 30 minutes, batteries about a second, demand management about a second, and pumped hydro will … Read moreElon Musk, Tesla Battery Plant and South Australia, What You Haven’t Been Told

Know the Difference Between Energy and Power

I get into a lot of debates with people who fall for the seductiveness of Solar PV panels as a panacea.   “Just put ’em on every rooftop and we won’t need fossil fuels anymore!” Uh huh.   Unfortunately, there is a TON of bad information when it comes to energy and power out there … Read moreKnow the Difference Between Energy and Power

An Electric Lawn Mower Will Save You Money

See that picture? That is a Kill A Watt, which you plug into a typical outlet and plug into it your electronic device. What does the Kill A Watt show? How much energy you are using for various devices. Why am I showing this? Because last year I invested in an electric, battery operated lawn … Read moreAn Electric Lawn Mower Will Save You Money

How to Evaluate Actual Solar Panel Output

In this video I’m going to share with you how you can evaluate the amount of electricity a Solar Panel will actually produce…in YOUR neck of the woods. Renogy 100 Watt Panel I am using this Renogy 100 Watt panel for the evaluation as this is one I own. Now, first thing you must understand … Read moreHow to Evaluate Actual Solar Panel Output

Solar Panels Can’t Do This! International Trade Can Only be Conducted With a High Density Energy Source.

On my way to the gym on a cold, New Hampshire afternoon I came across the amazing Singapore ship, Strategic Alliance, docked in the Portsmouth port.   This ship is here to deliver tons upon tons of sand for people in New Hampshire and Maine to put on the roads during a nasty ice storm. … Read moreSolar Panels Can’t Do This! International Trade Can Only be Conducted With a High Density Energy Source.

Most Critical Prep Item to Have in Each Vehicle!

Driving to the airport on a cold, COLD Sunday morning in Atlanta, GA.  I look at my dashboard and YIKES! Low tire indicator is on. What am I going to do??? I have to the airport. Do I have time to get off the highway and find a gas station?   What if they’re closed? … Read moreMost Critical Prep Item to Have in Each Vehicle!