Off-Grid Power: What do I need?

Off-Grid Power: What do I need? Energy Source Why do I need it? In order to live “off-grid” you need a source of electricity that is self-renewing (e.g. comes from the sun, wind, or water). Solar panels, wind-mills, hydro-electric dams, and bicycle-generators are all examples of a renewable energy source you can use to create electricity. The problem is that […] Read more »

Living Off the Grid and Thriving!

I like these kind of story’s that show what is possible if you wanted to live off the grid. Although their adjustment to living off the grid wasn’t always easy, this Ontario family is successfully generating its own power and growing its own food. More than a decade ago, my wife, Michelle, and I moved […] Read more »

Making a Faraday Blanket

Info from I have always wondered what to protect if I were to get a solar power system set up, I’ve searched the internet and the info is all over the board, some say your solar panels will be okey others say no they won’t, I’m pretty sure the other components of a solar […] Read more »