We’re fund raising for Rainbow House – Please donate

We’re fund raising for Rainbow House – Please donate

ELe’s Mark Buchanan, along with 12 other brave souls from Formby are fund raising for Rainbow House in Mawdesley, Lancashire – the charity which supports children and young people with physical and neurological disabilities. What is incredible about this group...
Why is there a housing shortage in the U.K?

Why is there a housing shortage in the U.K?

  The U.K housing shortage is progressively worsening with stats showing a very poor attempt by the government to make any change. Compared to the efforts in the 1950s by a conservative Government puts the current efforts to shame. The problem with housing is that to...
Is there about to be an electric vehicle revolution?

Is there about to be an electric vehicle revolution?

The electric vehicle revolution has perhaps already started and it is an interesting concept that fuel might not be used in cars for much longer. In particular this has been the way of powering cars for most of the time since they were invented. But considering when...
The most energy efficient countries in the world

The most energy efficient countries in the world

Energy Efficient Countries – So which are the most energy efficient countries in the world? And why are countries inclined to become energy efficient: saves money. improves the economy. it is good for the environment. improves national security. enhances quality...
Top tips to save energy in schools

Top tips to save energy in schools

Ways to saving energy in schools: Schools use a dramatically large amount of energy and quite a lot of this is wasted. This means they are spending a lot of money on  energy and are not using all that they are paying for. The Government reduces the budgets for...
Standby Power and wasted energy from Energy Vampires

Standby Power and wasted energy from Energy Vampires

What is standby power and why is it relevant? Standby power is electricity used by appliances while they are switched off or not performing their proper function. This electricity is used by power supplies and powers the sensors needed to receive a remote signal, soft...
What is climate change?

What is climate change?

What is climate change? First of all, climate change is the distribution of weather patterns over an extended period of time. It can also just simply mean the change in average weather conditions. A misconception people have of climate change is that it’s linked...
Is Using Gas to Create Electricity A Good Idea?

Is Using Gas to Create Electricity A Good Idea?

Using gas to create electricity has its advantages and disadvantages. This blog explores both, evaluating if gas is the most efficient to use. Pros and cons of using gas to create electricity Pros: Gas is relatively cheap to buy, meaning you will get more for your...
Electricity AC / DC – Made Simple

Electricity AC / DC – Made Simple

‘What is the difference between AC and DC electricity ?’ is a question we get asked a lot at ELe, so we thought we’d put it into a blog… AC, in other words, alternating current is a flow of charge that is constantly changing direction. This means it is good for mains...
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