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by floydster
Sat Sep 18, 2010 6:55 pm
Forum: Hot off the press....
Topic: EV video on the BBC
Replies: 1
Views: 8489

EV video on the BBC

Lots more EV links from here when you roll your pointer over the video

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-11354875

Floydster
by floydster
Sat Sep 11, 2010 8:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Electric Hill climbing/motorsport
Replies: 11
Views: 9636

Re: Electric Hill climbing/motorsport

You could possibly enter as road going (if it is road legal). I haven't raced for a few years but I seem to remember that that road going cars had to be filled with pump fuel. So is mains electricity classed as pumped fuel? Maybe you could argue that you don't need fuel, depends on how the rules ar...
by floydster
Fri Sep 10, 2010 8:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Electric Hill climbing/motorsport
Replies: 11
Views: 9636

Re: Electric Hill climbing/motorsport

You could possibly enter as road going (if it is road legal). I haven't raced for a few years but I seem to remember that that road going cars had to be filled with pump fuel. So is mains electricity classed as pumped fuel? Maybe you could argue that you don't need fuel, depends on how the rules are...
by floydster
Tue May 25, 2010 8:53 pm
Forum: Home Energy Area
Topic: Hot weather and state of charge
Replies: 3
Views: 11310

Re: Hot weather and state of charge

Must have been some kind of glitch, maybe something was loose and re tightened while testing. Back up over 14 volts in no time at all and meter showing 100% before I fire up the inverter. Will keep an eye on it though.

Thanks for the info,

Floydster
by floydster
Sat May 22, 2010 3:37 pm
Forum: Home Energy Area
Topic: Hot weather and state of charge
Replies: 3
Views: 11310

Hot weather and state of charge

Hi folks, My SOC meter is only showing my battery bank as being 89% charged when by now in conditions like today I'd expect it to have reached 100% well before now. It's a 12volt system with 6*110Ah batteries 300W turbine and 100W of solar panels to charge it. The turbine's spinning well in 14kts an...
by floydster
Fri Mar 26, 2010 5:56 pm
Forum: Home Energy Area
Topic: 41.3p per kwh sell back
Replies: 36
Views: 51732

Re: 41.3p per kwh sell back

For those who arnt aware of this little gem New-build properties fitted with solar panels will receive a lower tariff of 36.1p per kWh generated. Taken from HERE http://www.decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/news/pn10_010/pn10_010.aspx" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; ChrisB Maybe I'm missing...
by floydster
Tue Feb 09, 2010 10:51 pm
Forum: Electrically assisted bikes
Topic: Seen this on eBay
Replies: 0
Views: 4138

Seen this on eBay

by floydster
Sat Jan 09, 2010 11:58 pm
Forum: Cars,Vans and other road vehicles
Topic: HID Light - A Popular Name in Automobile Industry
Replies: 9
Views: 8157

........having been using internet forums since they where first invented and before then when they where called bulletin boards (remember them :shock: ) ......... 'fraid so :( but I'm right up to date being on a couple of Majordomo lists :D Maybe my look on the web is now somewhat jaded ?? but my ...
by floydster
Tue Nov 17, 2009 8:25 am
Forum: Cars,Vans and other road vehicles
Topic: Grants for conversion to electric power
Replies: 3
Views: 5350

Some local authorities offer interest free green loans, could be worth checking out your area. I seem to remember hearing that this type of loan was going to be made available nationally to businesses.

Floydster
by floydster
Sat Jun 20, 2009 11:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Web and Forum site status.
Replies: 183
Views: 115008

I have lots of time out errors, almost every day. this is actually a re-post as I've just received this error: - Failed obtaining forum access control lists DEBUG MODE SQL Error : 2013 Lost connection to MySQL server during query SELECT a.forum_id, a.auth_view, a.auth_read, a.auth_post, a.auth_reply...

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