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???

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

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!