Did you know you could recharge batteries without electricity? That’s right, no electricity needed, a completely off-grid battery charger. This is a cool product!
This is segment number three in our ongoing series about solar energy. We now have monitoring and tracking installed which is both wonderful and a little bit terrible (if you are me) and your husband is the one carefully monitoring ALL electricity usage. We also share some tips on how to audit, evaluate and reduce […]
Just as with any power source, there are wind energy pros and cons. The growing consumption and steady increase in cost of non-renewable energy sources has driven people to seek alternate power sources to meet their electrical needs. One of these options is wind energy. In How Does Wind Energy Work?, we talked about the […]
We have installed a 7.5 KW photovoltaic system, that comprises of 30 x 250 Watt Solar panels, an Outback Power Inverter system and 12 x 4 volt 1104 Amp Hour Flooded Batteries. We have not even been aware of the last two big power outages and high electricity bills will be a thing of the […]
A friend of mine lives in Northern Idaho and recent cold weather and a windstorm had her living without power for six days, news reports say that some people had no power for 10 days! With the cold weather and storms moving in I’ve had several people inquire about some of the items in my […]
It seems strange to even think about living without a fridge, but it is certainly possible. In fact, learning to live fridge-free can help you waste less food, eat a much more healthy diet and enjoy seasonal foods throughout the year.