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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 the different placement of the sun.
Solar power is incredibly effective and is only getting better. We are another 10 years or so away from solar really fighting for the general publics’ attention on how to power a home. Technology that maximizes efficiency is going to lead the way.
While solar power is a cost-effective tool that helps the environment in today’s society. Tomorrow it could be something even more important.
The US power grid is indefensible and it’s pretty clunky in how you get it back up and running. All that said, you are going to need other options if the power grid is taken out by terror attack or mother nature. Both are extremely possible
DIY Solar Power
The skill of knowing how to make your own solar panels is one that will benefit the average person today and in a collapse. All over the internet, there are searches and articles on just this topic. You can literally make your own solar panels from scratch.
This build that we are talking about will allow you to create a solar panel that actually follows the sun! You can get the full DIY instructions right here.
While you might think that dealing with things like solar power are well out of your wheelhouse, you will be surprised about how much one DIY project can change your perspective. Start learning these technologies today so you can be a master of off grid power in the future! That’s when many will need it.
Bonus: How to Make Pemmican, the Original Survival Food
Invented by the natives of North America pemmican was used by Indian scouts as well as early western explorers.
Native Americans spent a great deal of time on the go and depended on having portable, high-energy, highly nutritious, and filling foods that would last for long periods of time without refrigeration.
Pemmican is a portable, long-lasting, high-energy food. It's made of lean, dried meat that's crushed into powder and mixed with hot, rendered fat. This makes it one of the ultimate foods to have stockpiled for when SHTF or disaster strikes.
People really should avert their gaze from the modern survival thinking for just a bit and also look at how folks 150 years ago did it.
These guys were the last generation to practice basic things, for a living, that we call "survival skills" now.