Category Archive: Solar

Solar Cooking in Winter

Solar Cooking in Winter So, you want to see if you can cook in a solar oven in the dead of winter, huh? Same here, so that’s why I went hunting for an in depth article on this subject. The Winter shouldn’t stop us from achieving our self-sufficient lifestyle dream. I purchased a solar oven …

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DIY Solar Panel That Follows The Sun

DIY Solar Panel That Follows The Sun For a photovoltaic solar panel, following the sun’s path across the sky raises efficiency by 30-50%. This DIY sun tracker is easy to make and will help you stay less reliant on the grid during the colder months due to the different placement of the sun. The solar panel …

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How To Build a Solar-Powered Water Heater

How To Build a Solar-Powered Water Heater That Works All Year Round If the power goes out there is very little chance that you can produce enough hot water to fill your needs through wood fire alone. There are many methods of warming water with no power. The easiest and most simple is to just …

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12 Survival Hacks Using Just Leaves

12 Survival Hacks Using Just Leaves When in a survival situation pretty much anything and everything can be upcycled into something that can aide you in surviving. Over at willowhavenoutdoor.com Creek shows us 12 survival hacks that we can use just by using leaves. Obviously in winter this will be a little harder to achieve but …

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How To Make A Solar ICE Maker

How To Make A Solar ICE Maker In the unlikely event of a power outage wouldn’t it be great to relax and stay cool, knowing you have other options? I found a great website that shows us a simple solar-powered ice maker setup that will let you keep food and drinks chilled with ice, even …

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How To Make A Solar Water Distiller

How To Make A Solar Water Distiller Learn how to make a solar water distiller and have clean drinking water in an emergency situation. I think making a solar water distiller will not only give you peace of mind you can make clean drinking water from tainted water sources in an emergency but also having …

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DIY All in One Portable Solar Power Unit

DIY All in One Portable Solar Power Unit: 220V + 12V + 5V + Automatic Battery Charge! This awesome DIY All in One Portable Solar Power Unit is capable of 220V, 12V + 5V in a convenient briefcase sized holder. Lets be honest, if you take one look at the photo, you know this is gonna …

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DIY Solar-Powered Mosquito Birth Control

DIY Solar-Powered Mosquito Birth Control See how this $10 solar powered mosquito birth control could help your homestead and keep you free from the pests. I think I can across this amazing DIY project today and I wanted to share it with you. Mosquitoes really suck. No pun intended , they spread dangerous and deadly diseases …

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The Perigee Power 401 Renewable Portable Solar Power Generator

The Perigee Power 401 Renewable Portable Solar Power Generator The 401 “Carry-On” is a portable power system that produces household electricity for products rated at 600 watts or less. A clean and quiet alternative to a generator, the 401 “Carry-On” integrates a 42Ah battery (additional battery supported via interconnect) with a 600-watt pure sine wave …

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Solar Powered Bike That Could Get You Out Of Dodge

Solar Powered Bike That Could Get You Out Of Dodge This solar powered bike could get your ass out of dodge and without the sound of a gas engine this quiet beast could be your saving grace. I have been toying with the idea of a second vehicle for my prepping for years. I just …

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