Category: Solar


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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Solar Backup Power for Disasters

There is no denying the fact that anyone preparing for disaster is going to need to have some sort back up power source.

There is no denying the fact that anyone preparing for disaster is going to need to have some sort back up power source. We are going to lose power at some point and once that happens your options get really …

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Run Your Dryer on Free Energy – Easy $$ Savings

Run Your Dryer on Free Energy - Easy $$ Savings - This has to be one of the coolest DIY projects I have seen in a while. Who doesn't like FREE energy.

This has to be one of the coolest DIY projects I have seen in a while. Who doesn’t like FREE energy. After reading this instructable article, I need to do this to my dryer and make use of the solar heater …

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How to Build a Solar (or Trombe) Wall

How to Build a Solar (or Trombe) Wall - a Solar Wall, or otherwise known as a Trombe Wall, can be a beneficial installment to your home in order to provide you with the warmth you need when nighttime comes without wasting all of your money on switching back and forth between the air conditioner and the heater.

In the months separating summer from winter, in the heart of autumn, it is not too rare to encounter weeks where it is stiflingly hot in the daytime and inhumanly cold in the evenings. Because of this, it can be …

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How To Get 2000ºF Solar Power – Great For When SHTF

How To Get 2000ºF Solar Power: Great For When SHTF - You can build a very powerful system using parts that you can find in any trash dump, and you may even have the parts in your neighborhood. Either way, this project can be done very inexpensively and isn't all that difficult to do.

Solar is one of the best ways to cook if you lose power due to a storm, emergency, or even if the grid goes down. Even in the winter time! The problem is that unless you have a powerful system, …

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DIY Solar Water Heater From Plastic Bottles

DIY Solar Water Heater From Plastic Bottles - Jose Alano is a retired mechanic that lives in Brazil. Jose invented a solar water heater from a pile of plastic bottles and cartons. This is great for the environment as it frees up waste trash and if you decide to  build one you could use old bottles or what ever you have available.

See how to make a solar water heater from plastic bottles and save on your water heating bill 🙂 Jose Alano is a retired mechanic that lives in Brazil. Jose invented a solar water heater from a pile of plastic bottles …

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Simple Solar DIY: Building a Fresnel Solar Cooker

Simple Solar DIY: Building a Fresnel Solar Cooker — Solar is one of the best ways to cook if you lose power due to a storm, emergency, or even if the grid goes down. Even in the winter time!

Solar is one of the best ways to cook if you lose power due to a storm, emergency, or even if the grid goes down. Even in the winter time! The problem is that unless you have a powerful system, …

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22 Ways to Reuse an Altoids Tin

22 New & Awesome Ways to Reuse an Altoids Tin - There is also the satisfaction that comes from reusing an ordinary object for something else entirely, saving money and recycling to boot. I made a small survival kit that I still carry around with me on a daily basis.

There is also the satisfaction that comes from reusing an ordinary object for something else entirely. Grandpa’s old motto of “use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without” still resonates. Great for a bug out bag …

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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 - Using a sun tracker can improve the performance of your solar panel or solar cooker up to 50%... That's a great percentage increase. If you were in a SHTF situation, that figure could mean the difference between a fully cooked meal and a fully charged battery

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 …

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Massive Survival & Preparedness Printable PDF Collection

Massive Survival & Preparedness Printable PDF Collection - Print out a this massive collection of PDF files as reference for a possible SHTF scenario, and keeping it in a nice safe spot. A single printed survival manual may save you or a loved one at some future date.

Let’s say you weren’t paying attention to great sites like SHTFPreparedness.com, owned little or no books on preparedness and survival and let’s face it, wanted to learn some new skills quickly because you were caught entirely with your pants down when …

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