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Will an electric vehicle (EV) save me money on running costs? In short, almost certainly. How much you will save depends on several factors: - How many miles you drive in a year - How efficient your petrol/diesel vehicle is - How much you are currently paying for petrol/diesel - How you will charge the EV, and therefore how much you will pay per kWh of electricity As an example, Jersey Post compared their actual running costs of their e-NV200 electric vans vs the NV200 diesel equivalent, over the first six months of their operation on the Island. They found that their average fuel cost per mile was 1.8 pence in the electric vans vs 18 pence when using diesel.
As the JE metering network becomes smarter, quarterly visits by a meter reader will no longer be happening. If a customer or contractor notices faults or issues with a meter it is important the problems are resolved urgently, to prevent any damage to the metering equipment and/or the customer's electrical installation. Below are some FAQ in relation to substandard meter installations.
As anyone who has driven one will know, electric vehicles (EVs) are fantastic to drive with responsive acceleration and automatic transition perfect for nipping around town and the country lanes. But the biggest benefit for the business user is on the bottom line, as can be seen from comparing the running costs of an EV versus a petrol or diesel car.
From January 2018, all local space heaters manufactured for sale in the EU must comply with a minimum efficiency standard under Lot 20 of the Energy Efficiency Directive. A number of ‘product lots’ have already been rolled out as part of the 2012 Energy Efficiency Directive (EED), covering everything from televisions, light bulbs and washing machines, to machine tools and compressors. Next is Lot 20, focusing on local space heaters.
From January 2018, all local space heaters manufactured for sale in the EU must comply with a minimum efficiency standard under Lot 20 of the Energy Efficiency Directive, meaning you will see changes in the products you can install and specify. Dimplex has been a leader in introducing this regulation to the market and has a number of products already that comply or exceed the minimum efficiency standards required.
ACV are introducing a new extended 10 year warranty on their E-Tech W range for a limited time. The E-tech W, system boiler, provides for a fully pressurised central heating system with radiators or underfloor heating and can be linked with an ACV Smartline unvented cylinder. The E-tech W 15 is available in single phase and can be ranged from as low as 4.8kw up to 14.4kw heating load, ideal for a small 1 bed flat or up to a 3-4 bed property.
Farho radiators achieve excellent performance with optimum electricity consumption by using a combination of radiant and natural convection heating methods. Farho has created a unique and innovative system that has received worldwide recognition, while at the same time pursuing a philosophy of continual development that has seen Farho become the market leader in this sector.
Improved insulation standards are driving down the amount of energy used for space heating. When we look at energy use across the whole house this improvement has the knock on effect of making water heating a larger proportion of energy demand, and, in turn, your customer's bill. Heat pumps are our most energy efficient technology, and can offer your customer cost effective water heating..
Jersey Electricity's 'Whole House' Economy 7 (E7) Tariff option offers all our domestic customers a significantly cheaper rate for electricity used in a seven hour overnight period. Comparing with our single-rate General Domestic Tariff (14.5 pence per unit), the E7 Night Rate of 7.63 pence per unit is 47% cheaper per unit. So how can you use E7 to offer your customer convenient and cost effective hot water with electricity?