Category: alternative-energy

POLL: Firewood For Heating

It’s that time of year when it’s getting colder outside and people are beginning to fire up their wood stove. There is quite a variety of wood species across the nation and chances are that you’re burning firewood that’s native to your region. Some time ago I did some research …

Candles: Lowest Cost Per Hour

Ever wondered what it costs to burn a candle and/or the least expensive per-hour to burn? Here’s some info which may help you to determine what may be best for you while considering diversification of your preparedness preps to include a quantity of candles for light after ‘grid-down’. While there …

Alternative Energy Battery Type 101

Many of the batteries used in alternative-energy ‘off-grid’ solar powered systems are Lead-Acid type batteries. Even after over a century of use, they still offer the best price to power ratio. ALL of the batteries commonly used in deep cycle applications are Lead-Acid. This includes the standard flooded (wet) batteries, …