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How To Make Your Own Hydro Power

How To Make Your Own Hydro Power Power by the movement of water is genius, if you have a huge river or stream you could generate a literal off the grid system, but what if you live with a small creek or a slow flowing body of water… over at otherpower.com they have a DIY …

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Portable Sun Tracking Solar Panel With A Windup Clock Drive

Portable Sun Tracking Solar Panel With A Windup Clock Drive This Portable Sun Tracking Solar Panel is easy to make and will get you all the power possible from the sun in a day. I love this project! Take advantage of an old clock and then you can track the sun over the day and with …

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DIY Chispito Wind Generator Step by Step Plans

DIY Chispito Wind Generator Step by Step Plans This wind turbine is not only extremely easy to build, it’s very powerful too. Get the FREE step by step plans today and get off the grid sooner than you may have thought! If you are looking to build your own wind generator, I’m glad you waited and are …

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How To Make Hot Ice Using Homemade Sodium Acetate

How To Make Hot Ice Using Homemade Sodium Acetate Before you attempt this please do it with safety glasses on and be careful, as with any chemicals. You do this at your own risk please take the time to read our disclaimer Sodium acetate or hot ice is an amazing chemical you can prepare yourself from …

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5 Ways To Heat Your Home For Free

5 Ways To Heat Your Home For Free Staying warm for free… I love these projects! With all things that involve flame, please remember to be responsible and do not leave these burning with no supervision. The last thing I would want is you to burn your house down. That being said, in a SHTF …

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Don’t Purchase a Generator With Out Reading This First

Don’t Purchase a Generator With Out Reading This First Electricity is what today’s world practically lives on. While it is not necessary towards survival, it is present in things that we use daily, including the lights we turn on to brighten a room and the refrigerators we use to keep our food cold and from …

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DIY Mini Bio-Gas Plant Using Decomposable Organic Material

DIY Mini Bio-Gas Plant Using Decomposable Organic Material Did you know you can produce your own gas to cook with from decomposable organic material and kitchen waste? Well, you can 🙂 The bio-gas produced from food waste, decomposable organic material, and kitchen waste consists of methane and a little amount of carbon dioxide. It is a …

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Transportation During a Grid-Down Disaster

Transportation During a Grid-Down Disaster Although many feel that it may be unlikely for the entire electrical grid to shut down – after numerous warnings from government agencies regarding recent attacks to this system, it’s safe to say that the possibility is real and out there. Some of us might be considering how awful it …

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Build A Powerful Solar Generator From Old Solar Lights

Build A Powerful Solar Generator From Old Solar Lights Don’t throw away another old garden solar panel ever again! Use them and make powerful solar panels to charge your batteries and even get you off the grid. Have you got old solar lights from the garden laying around? I know I have about 10 right …

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Adventures in Off-Grid Living: What I’ve Learned Since Going Solar

Adventures in Off-Grid Living: What I’ve Learned Since Going Solar A lot of us talk about going solar nowadays. Whatever the motive, either eco-consciousness or to be more self-sufficient for a SHTF situation, going with renewable energy is a great idea. As with most big changes, there’s a lot that goes into the transition from …

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