Category: Alternative Energy

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How to Refill 1 Pound Propane Bottles

How to Refill 1 Pound Propane Bottles - Gas companies are not allowed to refill these bottles but you can do this at home for around 50 cents! Because this is propane and pressure, please be warned that this may be dangerous, please read the sites Disclaimer page before trying this.

Backup power is a vital piece of any preparedness plan. It’s so important that you have a means to heat your home, light to see and a way to cook with when the power goes out and those main methods …

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When The World Ends: 5 Essential Items You Need To Survive if North Korea Sends Nukes

When The World Ends: 5 Essential Items You Need To Survive if North Korea Sends Nukes - While no one hopes that we enter another nuclear age, it seems it may be only time that is by our side. What would you do if we were attacked by a nuclear weapon -- as many people throughout the world have experienced at the hands of unjust governments.

You don’t have to watch the nightly news long to understand that we are under constant threat throughout the world — and that nuclear weapons threats are a reality. While no one hopes that we enter another nuclear age, it …

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Micropower for your Charging and Power Needs

Our devices are getting smaller and our power needs larger.

Our devices are getting smaller and our power needs larger. Portable power is becoming a true issue and it seems that many of us are just hungry to have a source of power that we can toss in the backpack …

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Hyper Efficent DIY Solar Power

Being able to follow the sun's path through the sky can raise your solar panel system's output considerably (30-50%)

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 …

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Off Grid Power: The DIY 1000 Watt Wind Turbine

How To Build An Impressive 1000 Watt Wind Turbine — 1000 watts is great power for any home. This turbine help charge the battery bank that powers our offgrid home. It's a permanent magnet alternator, generating 3 phase ac, rectified to dc, and fed to a charge controller.

Off grid power sources are changing all the time. It wasn’t long ago that solar power seemed like clunky and inefficient. Now we have solar generators that people bet their lives on in disaster! That’s the power of evolving and …

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DIY Foil Solar Panels for Windows (VERY Easy)

When you think about solar panels you are probably going to consider electricity generation. However, some solar panels can be easily constructed and used to affect the temperature in your home.

When you think about solar panels you are probably going to consider electricity generation. However, some solar panels can be easily constructed and used to affect the temperature in your home. These are not going to contain any electronics and …

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The Four Best Ways To Generate Off The Grid Electricity

The Four Best Ways To Generate Off The Grid Electricity - With getting off the grid you have to really sit down and think about your options. Having just solar is great... but what happens if you have a storm or you have a bad, cloudy week? What if you only had a wind turbine, and you had a week of no wind? Living off the grid would be impossible.

We are at the beginning in this story of alternative energy. We are going to see all sorts of technological advances over the next 20 years. Some people will wait it out but others are going to want to jump …

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Amazing Ways You Can Reuse Aluminum Cans

I have shared articles on the subject of soda can stoves, DIY soda can shingles, soda can solar heaters and even how to open a padlock with a soda can. Now you can add a couple more items to the list!

The prepper DIY craze is something that many of us can benefit from. As Americans we have tons of waste. Well, a lot more than just tons. We are some trash making creatures and while we are doing better with …

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Don’t Purchase a Generator With Out Reading This First

Don't Purchase a Generator With Out Reading This First - A generator will keep it on for an extended period of time afterwards until the electricity can be restored. This is a very helpful and even lifesaving invention – but there are a few things that you should consider before investing in one.

If you are looking to build a base of preparedness that can be built upon you are going to need, at least, six things. Really, its more like six answers. What will you do for each of the following? Water …

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Understanding Skill Sets and Training Them

While prepper gear has gotten much better than it used to be. It is still not the total answer.

While prepper gear has gotten much better than it used to be. It is still not the total answer. There was a time when visiting a prepping website and looking at gear was like stepping into the frames of a …

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