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erating their own ctricity. ‘‘We have already our bill in half. We can use solar panel to power the car we can set it to recharge and
off-peak electricity at ht. We use (electricity) ectly during the day then d back what we don’t use.’’ o top up the car’s battery, y use a charging station alled by power supplier Origin rgy as part of a competition y won. ‘‘We are surprised by how little we have had to charge it. We assumed that we would have to charge it at the end of each day but we have had to charge only once or twice in a week. It won’t start charging until the middle of the night, and it’s all controlled on the iPhone and it’s so much more convenient than going to a petrol station.’’
For $2 worth of electricity, the Hares estimate they can drive 150km.