As part of our homestead we have installed a 7500 watt on-grid/off grid solar system. It consists of a solar array of thirty 250 watt panels, a 770 AH battery bank, a grid tie inverter and a few other bits and bobs. Its been good but there have been some downsides.
Windmills were once ubiquitous in the rural landscape, but you might have noticed something new appearing in their place. Increasingly farmers are choosing to replace old windmills and equip new bores and dams with solar panels instead. Like windmills, solar panels use renewable energy and have very low running costs. If you need to pump […]
It’s said honey is the only food that has NO expiration date, but sometimes honey will crystallize making it too thick to pour. Don’t waste money by throwing that honey away when crystals form. Read how to save your precious honey for years! #TaylorMadeRanch
Karen Lynn shares her step by step journey in Suburban Off-Grid cooking and she is starting out with her first impressions of her All American Sun Oven. As part of her Suburban Off-Grid Cooking Stove she will be reviewing cooking over an open fire, and a rocket stove as well in addition the solar cooker!
When Wondering What This Mysterious Fruit From An Abandoned Homestead, The Extension Agents ID’d As Jujube. Come See How I Preserved This WONDERFUL Fruit. #TaylorMadeRanch
Does building a solar energy system seem confusing? We are going to show you 5 things you must have in order to get started. We are even going to provide for you a simple to follow diagram that lays it all out. Assembly of an alternative energy solution does take some planning and forethought but […]