Living off the grid might seem like a dream come true for some of us. No longer tied to electricity or natural gas coming for a utility, we have greater choices for locations and saving money over the long-term. If you are someone who wants to set down roots away from the traffic and bustle of a city, […]
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Most of us have heard of solar panels but not many people know that much about them. In the simplest terms, solar panels are devices that use light from the sun to create electricity. Usually, they are installed on the roof of a private home or small business. There are many kinds of solar panels. […]
There are plenty of reasons to take your tech off the grid, and SunPower could help you go solar with a $16,000 home solar pv giveaway!
We tend to think that living off the grid is always a good thing, but our sister site Planetsave wants us to think it through better. What do you think?
Keeping your tech alive in an emergent situation could be the difference between life and death- especially when things are happening fast. That’s where the SunMod kit comes in.
The days of big houses that suck up vast amount of energy so families of four live together without speaking to each other are over. Not only are these McMansions expensive and unnecessary, they lack the unique character of a home built to suit the needs of those that inhabit it. Tiny houses, homes built to […]
Tips from DIY solar expert Eric Smith about how to prepare delicious meals in a solar cooker!