off grid

  1. searcher

    50 years living off grid on a remote island in Orkney

    Not posting as a how to (although you can certainly come up with some ideas from watching), simply posting as entertainment. 50 years living off grid on a remote island in Orkney My parents have been farming a rare breed of seaweed-eating sheep on a remote island in Scotland called Auskerry for...
  2. JayDubya

    Rooftop Solar Power Has a Dark Side

    Rooftop Solar Power Has a Dark Side Leased solar systems are failing across America
  3. pmbug

    Off the Grid with Thomas Massie

    Saw this posted on another forum this morning. I don't usually watch videos, but this one got my attention.
  4. 11C1P

    Living off grid ruled illegal in FL

  5. pmbug

    Micro/tiny homes

    I thought we already had a thread on these, but I can't find it. Pretty cool story:
  6. DCFusor

    Solar system upgrades

    Well, things are looking up for fusor farm these days. I've invested in more solar gear to go from "enough" to "no question there's way more than I need". All I have to do now is get all those panels up into the sky, though they are lashed up electrically in the garden now, and today I found...
  7. pmbug

    Earth Sheltered Homes

    I really like this idea for homes that significantly reduce your power consumption requirements (and which make comfortable off-grid living more practical): DIY construction with tires and dirt: Monolithically poured concrete shell construction...
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