DIY Solar: How To Size Your Off Grid Solar Power System

DIY How To Understand And Size Your Off Grid Solar Power System – Images: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eR4qhbJ2g3M Whether you’re a prepper looking to set up a self-sustaining power system for the worst-case scenario, someone looking to meet his/her off-grid electricity needs, or you’re just a homeowner trying to cut down a hefty …

DIY Off Grid Solar Power: How To Understand, Choose, And Size Batteries

DIY Off Grid Solar Power: How To Understand, Choose, and Size Batteries – Image: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-PT8xBcgeZs Planning to go off-grid with solar power? Cutting your reliance on power companies and distribution networks is a great way create some independence while possibly reducing the increasingly high monthly utility bill. Installing DIY Off-Grid …

Power To The People: How To Survive If The Power Goes Out

Image © Ariel Celeste Photography, licensed from Shutterstock (#532886983) Carl Sagan once remarked that “we live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology”. Electricity it seems, that whole set of phenomena bundled with electromagnetism, is massive in that …

Here Is Living Proof That We Don’t Need To Rely On Fossil Fuels

Images – PD Can a country operate its industries and power its homes and other establishments without using fossil fuels? That is no mean feat but Central American country Costa Rica has proven that it can rely solely on renewable energy. According to the state-run Costa Rican Electricity Institute, the …

Off Grid Power: What Are Your Options And Which Is Best?

Off Grid Power: What Are Your Options And Which Is Best? – Graphic © off-grid.info. Background photo – Unsplash (PD) People seek off grid power for several reasons. These are some of the main ones: 1. Living in a remote place away from mains power availability – and need power …

List Of Wind Turbine Manufacturers

List Of Wind Turbine Manufacturers – Graphic © off-grid.info. Background photo – Pixabay (PD) A wind turbine is the device that converts wind energy into mechanical energy; a process known as wind power. Here is our list of Wind Turbine Manufacturer Companies: Name Location Notes / more info Vestas Worldwide …

Amazing Solar Hacks For Free Hot Water, Power And Heat

Photo – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5rM7QDi_5E This video by Loren Amelang has proven that you don’t need to pay electric bills for a house that has its own power and water heating system. It also demonstrates that solar power means more than photovoltaic electricity. Before purchasing the needed equipment for solar power, you …

Video: Off Grid Solar And Wind Installation

Video: Off Grid Solar And Wind InstallationPhoto – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ajp0VkWZ9Jk This video tutorial is part one of a fantastic introduction to installing a complete off grid electrical power system. The presenter, LaMar Alexander, describes each component part of the system in detail, how it works, how to choose good quality products …

How To Build A Solar-Powered Outside Light

Image – backwoodshome.com Here’s another great tutorial from Jeff Yago on the “backwoodshome” web site – this time he gives us the lowdown on setting up a solar powered outside light that can be sited just about anywhere! The link follows after our introduction to the topic. This light could …

Video Tutorial: Make Your Own Solar Panel

Video Tutorial: Make Your Own Solar Panel!Photo – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Zy3ELxwdtE Did you ever wonder how a solar panel is made? It’s actually easier than you think to build one at home – though you do need the individual cells! This instructional video will guide you through the process of connecting polycrystalline …