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Solar Panels per Household in a Perfect World

Solar Panels per Household in a Perfect World

How Much Energy Consumption per Household - Residential customers in the United States (132.58 million) directly consumed 1,378.6 TWh (Terawatt hours) of electricity in 2017. Source: electricity consumption data is based upon data mined from US DOE Energy Information...

EMP Hardened Solar Generator by Sol-Ark

EMP Hardened Solar Generator by Sol-Ark

The Sol-Ark solar generator (solar power system) is EMP hardened. Not just EMP resistant - it's actually EMP Hardened! Why is this important? Electromagnetic pulse is not science fiction. It has become a real potential threat in today's technological world. The...

Alternative Energy for Preparedness or Off Grid Living

Alternative Energy for Preparedness or Off Grid Living

Alternative Energy. Alternative to what? For this post the context will be alternative energy for 'getting things done' that ordinarily rely upon the electrical power grid.   Solar Energy Solar energy for electricity Harnessing the sun's energy with Solar 'photo...

Can You Heat Your House Even If The Electricity Is Not Working?

Can You Heat Your House Even If The Electricity Is Not Working?

At the time of this writing, winter is approaching. It's a time when I'm thinking about buttoning up outdoor projects and transitioning my thought process to life during the winter months. PREPARING FOR WINTER Swapping out my summer & fall clothes and jackets for...

The Four Essentials Of Off Grid Solar

The Four Essentials Of Off Grid Solar

An off-grid solar (photo-voltaic) electric power system is an ideal prep that can partially or totally relinquish you from dependence upon other systems (the electrical power grid), which themselves are vulnerable to disruption or breakdown. Off-grid systems also...

How Do Solar Ovens Work

How Do Solar Ovens Work

The answer may sound pretty basic, because it is! And because of the relative simplicity, you could even make one yourself. How about some lifestyle and preparedness for the outdoor kitchen? A solar oven is a great way to harness free energy to get the job done. So,...

Lithium Iron Battery For Solar Off-Grid Alternative Energy Systems

Lithium Iron Battery For Solar Off-Grid Alternative Energy Systems

The Lithium Iron battery from Iron Edison has significant advantages for solar panel alternative energy storage. Consider these benefits over Lead Acid: 1. SAFE. Unlike lithium-ion 'cobalt' batteries that you may have heard about (catching fire in laptops, mobile...

Rechargeable Batteries Solar Charger For AA, AAA, C, D, & USB

Rechargeable Batteries Solar Charger For AA, AAA, C, D, & USB

The following solar powered battery charger (pictured above) is a practical preparedness item to have for charging typical consumer-size AA & AAA batteries including C & D. When the power grid goes down, the sun keeps shining! We can harness that energy. And...

Selecting The Right Cable Size For Your Battery Bank

Selecting The Right Cable Size For Your Battery Bank

Are you putting together a battery bank for an alternative energy system? If you are, then you might be thinking about the size of interconnecting cables between the batteries themselves and the charger / inverter. How big should the cables be? What size? More...