Product profile: Zero petrol

Product profile: Zero petrol

We’ve covered a few electric scooters over the last few years, and a recent entrant, Benzine Zero (Italian for zero petrol) has added some nice looking offerings to the market.

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So very, very tyred

So very, very tyred

Rechargeable lithium batteries are critical for our modern world, but they do have a somewhat variable safety history. Lance Turner looks at the issues and what to do about them.

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Product profile: Install an energy monitor yourself…

Product profile: Install an energy monitor yourself…

Many energy monitoring products need you to access breaker box wiring to install current clamps and the like. This is work that should be done by a qualified electrician. The Powersensor Solar Monitor, however, can be installed by the homeowner without the cost of calling in a sparkie.

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From little things…

From little things…

Who amongst us has not stood on a beach, looked out at the crashing surf ... and thought, "Boy, that's a whole lot of free energy"? Unfortunately, though, harnessing the power of the ocean isn't quite as easy as it might seem. Emily Jarvie takes a deep breath and dives into the world of wave energy.

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Not drowning … waving?

Not drowning … waving?

Who amongst us has not stood on a beach, looked out at the crashing surf ... and thought, "Boy, that's a whole lot of free energy"? Unfortunately, though, harnessing the power of the ocean isn't quite as easy as it might seem. Emily Jarvie takes a deep breath and dives into the world of wave energy.

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Electric vehicles for newbies

Electric vehicles for newbies

In this Renew special feature find everything you want to know about electric vehicles: how they work, why they’re superior to internal combustion engine-driven cars—and, yes, whether you can tow with them.

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