Links

This page contains links we hope you will find useful. It will be expanded over time. We transparently disclose whenever a referral link has a financial benefit, either for you or for us. Please see the end of this page for further information about the links provided.

Octopus Energy

100% green electricity, with 4 hours at the super-cheap rate of 5p per kWh between 00:30 and 04:30 every day. Brilliant for charging EVs and domestic storage batteries.
Benefits: if you sign up to any Octopus tariff by using this link, you will save £50 off your bill. We will also save £50 off our electricity bill.


Not simply the best electric cars in the world (by a country mile), but, in our view, quite simply the best cars you can buy, full stop. Tesla also make the best domestic storage battery on the market, the Powerwall.
Benefits: 1,000 miles of free supercharging for you if you buy a Tesla vehicle using this link. We get entered into a raffle for a (very slim) chance to win a car. Please note: from time to time, Tesla offer unlimited supercharging for the life of the car as an incentive to buy a vehicle from their inventory stock. It is well worth securing this benefit if you can.


myenergi ltd make the exceptional zappi intelligent EV charger, which enables us to charge our electric car with only solar and/or off-peak electricity. They also make another rather wonderful device, the eddi intelligent immersion heater control, which enables surplus energy from your solar, wind or other microgeneration to be used for heating domestic hot water, thus saving mains energy, cost and carbon. They will be happy to provide further information on their products.

Please use the form below to contact myenergi. Their team will be in touch with you directly.


Steve Duckworth Electrical

Please use the form below to contact Steve Duckworth Electrical. We used Steve’s company for the complex electrical installation described in this website. We were totally satisfied with the quality, speed and sheer professionalism of their work and would strongly recommend them. Steve will be in touch with you directly.


If you would like further information about eBikes, please use the form below to contact The eBike Store in Durham. Alan purchased his own Riese & Müller Supercharger 2 eBike from them and was very happy with the expert service provided by Simon and his team at this specialist eBike retailer.

Please use the form below to contact The eBike Store. They will be in touch with you directly.


Further links will be provided when they become available.

More detail on the links

The Octopus Energy link takes you to our electricity supplier. They are a highly innovative UK business, who state “all our electricity comes from 100% renewable sources like sun, wind and water”. They have introduced a ‘Time Of Use Tariff’ (called Octopus Go) that is particularly good for charging Electric Vehicles and static energy storage batteries.

Octopus Go gives you Combined with solar, this brilliant tariff allows us to fill up our car and domestic batteries for very little cost, and then to use the stored energy flexibly and intelligently when we need it.

Disclosure: if you sign up to any Octopus Energy tariff via the link provided, both you and we will receive £50 off our Octopus electricity bill.


The Tesla link, takes you to probably the most innovative company of the 21st Century. They make quite simply the best cars you can possibly buy: zero emissions; fully electric; massive range; game-changing digital connectivity and Autopilot functionality. And they go like a bat out of hell. And a Tesla will unlock shedloads of tax breaks for you. Our Model X was the tipping point for us. It is so good, we will never buy an internal combustion engine car ever again. And Tesla make the Powerwall domestic battery that is so crucial in enabling our home to run on super-green and super-cheap electricity.

Disclosure: if you buy a Tesla car by using this link, you will receive 1,000 miles of free supercharging, using the Tesla supercharger network. We will be entered into a raffle for a (very slim) chance to win a Tesla car.


Submitting the myenergi contact form requests the myenergi team to contact you directly regarding zappi and their other products

Disclosure: myenergi ltd may pay us a commission on sales resulting from referrals from this website.


Submitting the eBike Store contact form requests them to contact you directly regarding their eBike products and services.

Disclosure: the eBike Store may pay us a commission on sales resulting from referrals from this website.


Submitting the Steve Duckworth Electricals contact form requests them to contact you directly regarding their electrical installation services and supply of equipment.

Disclosure: Steve Duckworth Electricals may pay us a commission on sales resulting from referrals from this website.


Information regarding the terms and conditions on which links are provided

As stated at the top of this page, we hope you will find the links provided useful. We transparently disclose whenever, to the best of our knowledge, a referral link has a financial benefit, either for you or for us. All links and benefits stated were current and accurate when published.

Please be aware that third parties can (and do) change referral programmes on an unpredictable basis. We make every effort to keep this page up to date, but we cannot accept any responsibility or liability if the programmes and/or benefits have been changed or withdrawn by suppliers, over whose decisions we have no control or influence.

Please note, we are offering the links on this page for informational purposes only, in case readers find them useful. You must form your own view as to whether a particular product or service is suitable for you, in your particular circumstances. Any commitment you may make to purchase any product or service to which this page links is solely and entirely your own decision. We explicitly disclaim any responsibility for any arrangement(s) you may elect to enter into with any of the suppliers to which the links refer, along with any liability arising from such arrangement(s).