Category: Alternative Energy

How To Build Your Own River Pump

How To Build Your Own River Pump - If SHTF and the power goes this will still work and pump water with no electricity. This is vital if you plan to stay put either at a bug out location or a temporary residence.

This is a great DIY project and would make a great addition to anyone’s preps. If you are still confused as to what this does, it is really quite simple and clever. It is a water pump that needs no …

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How To Get Solar Panels For Your Home (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 …

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How to Hook up a Generator to Your Home the Correct Way

How To Hook Up A Generator To Your Home The Correct Way — Winter is coming. Don't be without power during an outage. Check out how to hook up a generator to your house so all you need to do is click a switch and you're whole house will have power.

Learning how to correctly hook up a generator to your home should be a core component of your emergency preparedness plans. It is sad to say but having power at your house is taken for granted by millions of people …

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Best OFFGRID Batteries | Off the Grid Battery Options

Best OFFGRID Batteries | Off the Grid Battery Options - This article is a great look at several types of batteries for off grid living. You will be surprised at just how much juice you can store up in these batteries. Things are changing and old ways of doing business are are opening up into new ways. It really is an exciting time to have an open mind.

One of the most important parts of being off-grid is deciding if you are going to go without power altogether or generate some of your own. If you do decide to generate power you have to be judicious with that …

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How To Make Your Own Hydro Power

How To Make Your Own Hydro Power - Obviously this isn't a real secure way of generating enough power to run a whole house but if certainly could help and is a very efficient method of harnessing 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 …

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7 Free Solar Water Heating System Designs

7 Free Solar Water Heating System Designs - You can explore the various types of solar water heater designs, follow the guidelines and build an easy and affordable solar hot water heater.

Solar water heating systems are easy to build as a DIY project. They also have offer a cost-effective way to generate hot water for your home. These solar water heating designs are fairly simple and low cost, and will save …

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15 Great Homesteading Projects To Make Life Easier

15 Great Homesteading Projects To Make Life Easier - Homesteading projects are not only fun, they are rewarding when they can add another element of self-sufficiency to your arsenal. All of these projects can be done using reclaimed or re-purposed materials, which allows us to flex our improvising skills!

Homesteading projects are not only fun, they are rewarding when they can add another element of self-sufficiency to your arsenal. DIY to Try has a collection of 15 homesteading project tutorials that are economical and add to the functionality of …

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How To Quieten ANY Generator

How To Quieten Any Generator - When it comes to prepping a generator is a double edged sword, on one side you have the power to keep warm, cook food and see in the night but on the other side generators are very noisy, people will know you have power and could try and take the generator away or even worse try to kill you for it.

Having a generator on hand is great in case your power goes out for an extended period of time. Pretty much every winter out power goes out because of ice storms, we would be lost with out ours. When it …

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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 of 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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10 DIY Solar Oven Projects

10 DIY Solar Oven Projects - All are pretty simple to make and they actually work really well. Use the power of the sun and have this FREE backup way of cooking even in the winter.

These 10 projects vary from the shoebox-sized and dirt-cheap to sun-tracking and full-sized, these Instructables run the gamut across solar oven-making! All are pretty simple to make and they actually work really well. Use the power of the sun and …

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