A comparative table helps you to find wich low-energy bulb or led can replace the traditional bulb and halogen bulb.
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.
Electric cars are often presented as “non-polluting” or “zero emission” vehicles. But they are not necessarily less polluting than conventional vehicles!
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.
This is a system that captures sunlight, converts it into heat and uses this to reheat the water in your pipes.
With a home battery, you can store electricity for later use. This is of particular interest to the owners of solar panels.
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,
When the choice of how to heat the water is sound, the expense can change from excessive to very affordable - and very ecological...
No. In Belgium, and in Brussels in particular, it is better to produce renewable electricity with solar panels than invest in a wind turbine.
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.
Before actually buying an electric bike, think properly about what you need and what you are expecting.
There are three main groups of electric vehicles: fully electric, standard hybrids and rechargeable hybrids.
We hear a lot about shale gas and hydraulic fracturing, but what exactly is it? Is extracting shale gas dangerous for the environment?
Microgrids are energy distribution systems which only involve a small group of connections. They can operate independently or be connected to a larger grid.
Cogeneration is a system that generates both electricity and heat from a single fuel (natural gas).
To replace your incandescent light bulbs, you can choose between halogen bulbs, compact fluorescent bulbs and LEDs.
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.
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.
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.
Why not buy back the surplus solar energy produced by your neighbours? This is the concept of collective self-consumption.
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.
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.
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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