A comparative table helps you to find wich low-energy bulb or led can replace the traditional bulb and halogen bulb.
It costs more to install, does not suit every home, and the yield decreases when the weather is cold. However, the advantages luckily outweigh the disadvantages.
With a home battery, you can store electricity for later use. This is of particular interest to the owners of solar panels.
The consumption of electric cars depends on the model and the manufacturer. Most of the electric vehicles can cover up to 100 kilometres with 15 kWh.
No. In Belgium, and in Brussels in particular, it is better to produce renewable electricity with solar panels than invest in a wind turbine.
This is a system that captures sunlight, converts it into heat and uses this to reheat the water in your pipes.
When the choice of how to heat the water is sound, the expense can change from excessive to very affordable - and very ecological...
To store electricity, it has to be converted into another form and turned back into electricity when it is needed. There are different ways of doing this,
There are currently more than 20 million vehicles in the world running on natural gas. This gas, which is called CNG, is the same as the gas used to heat our houses.
Solar panels allow you to convert light directly into electricity. This is done by the converter. The expected output is dependant of the electrical capacity and the orientation of the panels.
Despite its advantages, the use of hydrogen in cars involves technical challenges and raises questions about efficiency, range, and safety. What's more, very few service stations offer hydrogen.
Electric cars are often presented as “non-polluting” or “zero emission” vehicles. But they are not necessarily less polluting than conventional vehicles!
Use the electric car batteries to store electricity and supply electricity to the national grid or home electricity network: this is the idea of vehicle-to-grid.
Cogeneration is a system that generates both electricity and heat from a single fuel (natural gas).
The smart meter or intelligent meter is an electronic meter that is capable of recording and transmitting power consumption data. Smart meters will be rolled out in Brussels gradually.
Investing in a smart thermostat can help cut your energy consumption by optimising the heating in your home. But that doesn’t make it the right solution for everyone! Explanations.
TL tubes are gradually giving way to LED alternatives, which are more efficient and warm. Two options are possible: replace TL tubes with LED tubes while keeping the existing structure or place LED panels with the same light power.
Green gas is produced through the transformation of organic matter by bacteria. Unlike natural gas, it is not a fossil fuel, but a renewable energy.
While the Fukushima disaster seemed to have sounded the death knell for nuclear power, it now appears that we haven’t heard the last from this energy source.
Microgrids are energy distribution systems which only involve a small group of connections. They can operate independently or be connected to a larger grid.
As the name implies, geothermal energy is a heating technique that exploits heat from the ground.Non-polluting, renewable and free, this energy source is of interest in the fight against global warming.
There are three main groups of electric vehicles: fully electric, standard hybrids and rechargeable hybrids.
An electric bike costs between €800 and €3,000. Therefore, it is not a purchase to be considered lightly! Here are a few tips to help you choose.
We hear a lot about shale gas and hydraulic fracturing, but what exactly is it? Is extracting shale gas dangerous for the environment?
To replace your incandescent light bulbs, you can choose between halogen bulbs, compact fluorescent bulbs and LEDs.
The energy transition is the evolution of our old energy production and consumption methods, based on fossil fuels, towards a new system that is more sustainable and better adapted to today's reality.
Hydrogen is one of the so-called alternative gases, which are either low-carbon or of totally renewable origin. As gases, they are therefore easily storable!
Why not buy back the surplus solar energy produced by your neighbours? This is the concept of collective self-consumption.
In Brussels the roll-out of the smart meter is being organised by Sibelga, the power and gas distribution network operator.
Four main trends can be seen at the moment: new oil and gas fields, coal, sources of renewable energy and nuclear fusion.
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