Category Archive: Solar

Build a Small Solar Solution, With a Budget of $150 (Guide and Video)

Build a Small Solar Solution, With a Budget of $150 (Guide and Video) This small solar solution may be all you need to charge your  electric devices if the power goes out! For around $150 this is worth a bookmark and a share to tell your friends about! Solar is confusing and I will admit …

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Passive and Active House Cooling 101

Passive and Active House Cooling 101 Passive and Active House Cooling can save you lots of money over a year, AC is expensive and some of us still have no access or can’t afford to run it in the hot summer months! This is a great topic that we preparedness folk tend not to cover …

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Simple DIY Solar Panel Or Cooker Sun Tracker Made From A Clock

Simple DIY Solar Panel Or Cooker Sun Tracker Made From A Clock Stop turning your solar panels or your solar cookers with this easy to build sun tracker made from a clock. This is probably the simplest sun tracker you can find on the internet. All you need is an old large clock mechanism, you …

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DIY Waterproof Solar Charger

DIY Waterproof Solar Charger This neat little Waterproof Solar Charger is a great preparedness project to ensure you have power come rain or sunshine Here in Nebraska we get a lot of spring storms and with these storms comes a lot of heavy rain. This is all good for the garden but if you were hiking …

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The Four Best Ways To Generate Off The Grid Electricity

The Four Best Ways To Generate Off The Grid Electricity Are you thinking about getting off the grid? This article can help you decide which method of getting FREE electricity is best for you and your budget. I personally like solar over all of the other options. Getting off the grid is confusing and daunting. …

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Introducing The Multi-Purpose, All-Terrain Electric Locomotive

Introducing The Multi-Purpose, All-Terrain Electric Locomotive Finally an electric All-Terrain power horse to help you out all year long. No matter what the weather gives you, this could be one great investment for daily use or emergency’s and SHTF. The fantastic  like a mix between a snowmobile, a dog sled and a miniature World War …

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Moving Toward Self Sufficiency: Solar Power 101

Moving Toward Self Sufficiency: Solar Power 101 Solar power should be on all preppers to do lists! It can be cheap and actually save you a lot of money in the long run. Obviously you are going to need some money to get off the grid properly,  but you can start taking baby steps and …

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What Is The Best SHTF / Disaster Communication?

What Is The Best SHTF / Disaster Communication? Just what is the best form of communication if all hell breaks lose or we lose all power? I found a real in depth article about communication from our friends over at graywolf survival. Like always with graywolf Survival, they cut to the chase and no bull …

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Easy DIY Solar Charger and PSU

Easy DIY Solar Charger and PSU Now this is a little more advanced than taking an old garden solar light and quickly turning it into a phone charger. This is the king of solar garden hacks! Solar power is not as expensive as you may think. Small scale anyway. With other solar projects I have …

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DIY Large Mobile Solar Power System

DIY Large Mobile Solar Power System I have covered a simple portable solar generator many times over the years.. They work great but what if you needed a bigger solar generator and still wanted it mobile enough to take it with you where ever you go, either camping or bugging out? I found a great …

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When the Grid Goes Down, You Better Be Ready!

When the Grid Goes Down, You Better Be Ready! We all rely so much on the grid, from things as simple as charging our cell phones, to running our water heaters and cooking our food! Let’s think for a second, what have you got in place right this minute if the power went out you …

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LuminAID Solar Inflatable Light, Semi-Transparent

LuminAID Solar Inflatable Light, Semi-Transparent I have to say this piece of kit is awesome! It requires no batteries and can light up an area better than a flashlight! I know you can make a similar one of these yourself with a headlamp and a milk jug full of water but if you were bugging …

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DIY Solar Heated Garden Bed

DIY Solar Heated Garden Bed I never knew that gardening could get so technical … I read today that it is possible to grow your food with the aid of wine bottles. You may be thinking, “huh” but once you read the science behind this it will blow you away, also its a great way …

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How to Obtain Solar Panels For Free

How to Obtain Solar Panels For Free I saw this article and thought it very obvious but it’s one of those articles where you say to yourself, ugh, why didn’t I think of that! In order to obtain the solar panels for free you will need to have your people skills and politeness in check, …

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DIY Scalable Solar Power System – On a Budget

DIY Scalable Solar Power System – On a Budget Get a DIY scalable solar power system on a budget…. I recently discovered a website that has lots of great info, I have spent a few days now looking at articles and hand picking awesome tutorials and great info we all, including my self use. Solar …

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