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Electric Car?

I am considering buying a Nissan Leaf.  Seems a bit rich, but being able to avoid filling up at $50 per tank is becoming an attractive concept.  Already have a solar array on the house and a solar water heater.   What do folks think about the ...

Forum topic - Sleepdoc - Jun 5 2011 - 9:03pm - 13 comments

Is a Generator that runs on Natrual Gas instead of gasoline a good idea? How long would Natrual Gas last in an emergency?

Hello everyone,   I've been pricing out Generators that can supply power to my entire house if the electric gets shut down in an emergency.  Every time we have a bad snow storm or heavy rain, the power goes out.  If there was a more long-term ...

Forum topic - TommyHolly - Feb 28 2011 - 2:09am - 45 comments

Electric, Hybrid Electric, Plug-In Hybrid, Diesel, Natural Gas, Propane - What is best car for an oil scarce future?

I recently started a forum on the merits of buying a hybrid car now or later.  This forum has resulted in some good discussion about the various alternatives for vehicle power in the not so distant future.  So figure would start this new forum with the ...

Forum topic - Kman - Dec 29 2010 - 1:49am - 11 comments

Buy a hybrid now or later?

A few years ago, hybrid cars like the Prius had long wait lists and sold at premiums as gas prices headed North of $4/gal.   Today many hybrids can be purchased with 0% financing, incentives, etc. and are available now.   Gas isn't that much lower ...

Forum topic - Kman - Dec 23 2010 - 6:53pm - 24 comments

The truth about energy - then and now

As you read this, know that our 20 year old 1.6L car has just done another 820 km (512 M) on 52.5L of fuel (13.8 US gal). Mike   from ASPO-USA PO Review Commentary:  Then and Now      by Roger D. Blanchard    (Note: Commentaries ...

Forum topic - Damnthematrix - Jul 14 2009 - 3:40pm - 3 comments