Category: Alternative Energy

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How to Build the Perfect Campfire

How to Build the Perfect Campfire - The hottest pile of burning fuel occurs when the height of the pile is roughly the same as its base diameter. In other words, the best fires are built to be as tall as they are wide.

The campfire is one of the most basic of outdoor skills, although many people don’t know how to build them properly. For the caveman, fire provided many things necessary for survival: heat, light, protection from animals and a means to cook …

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DIY Scalable Solar Power System – On a Budget

DIY Scalable Solar Power System - On a Budget - Solar power can be a preppers best friend if SHTF and also can cause a lot of headaches and confusion if you know nothing about it. Kinda like me, I want a system at my house, I just find the whole thing to confusing to grasp. This article helped me a lot.

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 …

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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) - The article I am going to share with you today goes over the basics and what components you will need to build your perfect solar system, you can always buy them fully made but they cost 3 times as much as it would be to make them yourself!

This small solar solution may be all you need to charge your electronic 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 …

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How To Convert a Hot Water Heater Into a Wood Stove

How To Convert a Hot Water Heater Into a Wood Stove -I found a great tutorial on how to make your own wood stove from a water over on instructables and I have to say... I love this one. I have seen so many over the years but this is a great off the grid wood stove. This is a permanent stove that will heat a room no problem and cook food and boil water easily.

See how to build this simple wood stove from an old water heater today. Become more self reliant and start getting off the grid. You can pick up these old water heaters for free if you look in the right …

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Almost Unlimited Power for Your Camping or Bug Out Bag Electronics

Almost Unlimited Power for Your Camping or Bug Out Bag Electronics - Most people carry several different sizes of flashlights in their bug out bag: small penlights, medium lights, headlamps, one of those awesome new $5 lights that shine like the sun, etc. They also carry portable electronics such as cell phones or even tablets for their survival documents or references.

Have you ever been camping and had your flashlight run out in the middle of the night? What did you do? Here’s how to have almost unlimited power.

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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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Portable Sun Tracking Solar Panel With A Windup Clock Drive

Portable Sun Tracking Solar Panel With A Windup Clock Drive - DIY

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 …

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Off Grid Power Supply

Off Grid Power Supply - This article is a step by step process for creating one of your own. While these power supplies will run you somewhere in the $300 range, you might be more inclined to take this project on from the ground up. You may find that building your own offers benefits far beyond buying one. Mainly, your ability to reproduce in a collapse scenario.

Off Grid Power Supply Batteries are changing the way that we think about survival. However, its not as much about the little AA batteries or AAA batteries that we would assume. Instead we are seeing USB battery power and other styles …

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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.

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 …

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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

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, …

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