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  1. 3 Myths about LED Light Bulbs

    3 Myths about LED Light Bulbs
    It’s hardly surprising that there’s some confusion about modern light bulbs. Over the last 10 years there’s been a huge change from traditional incandescent bulbs to more energy-efficient technologies, such as LEDs. In addition, there are so many different bulbs available now with an array of different fittings, shapes and colours to choose from. In this blog post, we explore...
  2. Race to Alaska: the Pre-Race Preparations of Team Turn Point Design

    Race to Alaska: the Pre-Race Preparations of Team Turn Point Design
    The inaugural Race to Alaska (R2Ak) starts on Thursday (4th June)!  As we explained in our earlier blog post, we’re sponsoring the team Turn Point Design, which consists of Brandon Davis and Nigel Oswald, so we’re very excited about the race start. For those of you who’ve not heard about the race before, it’s a new endurance boat race that’s...
  3. Race to Alaska – a new eco race on the water

    Race to Alaska – a new eco race on the water
      Here at Eco Power Shop we love hearing about new stuff that’s a little different and there’s a brand new eco race starting Stateside this summer which definitely ticks those boxes… It’s the first year of the Race to Alaska, which starts on the 4th June (at 5am!)  and the rules are simple: 1)    Enter with any kind of...
  4. LED lights – why make the change? Shining a light on the benefits of LED lighting

    LED lights – why make the change? Shining a light on the benefits of LED lighting
    There are many good reasons to swap to LED lighting but if you need some more convincing here are the top facts: LED lights last longer LED lights are more reliable and less breakable than other bulbs meaning they can last for a very long time.  For example, the EcoLED GU10 bulb has a design life of an enormous 40,000 hours! ...
  5. Preparing for an ocean adventure?

    Preparing for an ocean adventure?
    We’ve heard from a number of customers who are preparing for an ocean sailing adventure.  Whether they’re drawn by the sheer challenge or just enjoy the continuous sailing, it’s inspiring stuff. Of course the on-land planning stage is the first big challenge and calculating what energy is required to cross a huge ocean will be a key task.  Unlike coastal...
  6. New products for 2015!

    New products for 2015!
    2015 marks the arrival of a number of fresh new deliveries at Eco Power Shop. Our first new product is the Leading Edge 450W wind turbine.  Like all Leading Edge products, the LE-450 is quiet, robust and reliable.  What makes this new product so exciting is that it’s the most powerful small wind turbine with a 1m diameter rotor on...

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