Off Grid Living: Propane Gas

Off Grid Living: Propane Gas

I’ve recently moved and now have propane gas. I couldn’t be happier about it. Why? Because it is a stand-alone energy system that will provide me with heat, hot water, cooking, and whatever else I adapt to it. While it’s not my only energy source, it augments the others – and there is a certain…

Amazing Map: Total Solar Panels To Power The United States

Amazing Map: Total Solar Panels To Power The United States

square area = 44 miles per side This amazing map illustrates the total area of solar panels that would be needed to fulfill the electricity demands of the United States. Here are the facts that I used, and the caveats to the map illustration…

Modern Flashlights And Batteries After The Power Goes Out

Modern Flashlights And Batteries After The Power Goes Out

In a SHTF collapse where the electrical power grid is down, when your flashlight batteries die, will you be left in the dark? If you plan ahead of time, you can still use some of our modern technology after the lights go out. Here are the best flashlights and batteries for a blackout…

Solar Power System Design 101 (Volts)

Solar Power System Design 101 (Volts)

A simple understanding of VOLTs as one of the essential basic electricity measurements is helpful while designing a solar power system.