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NIO – The car company you should know about

Posted On October 28, 2020

NIO is a global startup, founded by William Li. Established in 2014, NIO’s goal is to exceed vehicle ownership expectations and make EVs the natural choice over internal combustion engines. So far, they are meeting their goals, with sleek vehicle design ranging from sports cars to SUVs to run-arounds. Their vehicles have an impressive range, […]

History of Electric Vehicles

Posted On October 28, 2020

Electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming more and more popular with each passing year. While the popularity of EVs may make them seem like they are a recent innovation, EVs have a long and interesting history and even pre-date internal combustion engines (ICEs). The first “horseless carriages” were built in the late 18th century and early […]

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Why nuclear energy isn’t an option

Posted On October 28, 2020

New Zealand is one of the few developed countries in the world that does not have any nuclear reactors whatsoever. We do not have nuclear weapons, we do not have nuclear power and we do not even have research reactors, relying on Australia to provide medical isotopes. There are several pros and cons associated with […]

5 reasons to consider solar power

Posted On October 28, 2020

The sun is a reliable, renewable source of energy that has existed for billions of years and will continue to exist for billions more. As technology has improved and the need for alternative energy sources has increased, solar is becoming a more viable and sought-after solution globally for home-grown power. Here are five reasons to […]

Top 5 appliances that use the most electricity

Posted On September 24, 2020

We’d all like to lower our electricity bills, both to save money and to save the environmental cost associated with electricity generation. But where to start? Besides system-wide energy users, like heating and cooling appliances and lights, there are some household appliances that use more energy than others. Here are five key appliances that use […]