14 Off-Grid Projects to Cut Your Energy and Water Usage - WebEcoist
Whether you're building a cabin in the woods that's disconnected from any power or water sources, or just want to reduce your utility bills, going partially or totally off grid can be done on the cheap with a little creative thinking. There are many small ways to reduce your electricity and water consumption and even
Building a Parabolic Solar Hot-Water Heater Using 123D
Building a Parabolic Solar Hot-Water Heater Using 123D: For this project I set out to create the solar equivalent of the hot-water tap on a coffee machine: a solar on-demand hot-water heater. I was inspired by the functionality of a new software called 123D-Make that makes it easy to build large, geomet…
Making Your Own Solar Panels For Your Home
With electricity costs rising more and more each year, a lot of people are thinking in investing into solar panels for their home to cut down on the costs and to reduce their carbon footprint. While commercial solar panels are a great idea, they tend to cost quite a bit of money. With that in mind, we found a few more affordable solutions in which you can create your own solar panels.
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As a prepper, or survivalist you already understand the importance of having a generator. Should a disaster strike, or your power goes down having a generator will save you a lot of grief. Many people have generators, but have not taken the time to know how to hook them up the proper way the their [...]
ES Pipe Waterwheel Generates Hydroelectricity Every Time You Turn on the Tap
The ES Pipe Waterwheel generates power by allowing water to turn mini turbines within a pipe, creating electricity every time you use a tap.
How to Make a Solar-Powered Battery Charger
The storms that blew through the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic on June 29 left us, along with millions of other people and all of the businesses in my town, without power for several days. I was incredibly grateful for a handcrank/solar-powered radio that I've had for years. It keep me abreast of the news, and provided…
The Edison Nickel Iron Cell...Outlasts Lead Acid Batteries by Decades!
Lasting Energy Storage for Solar, Wind & Micro-Hydro-Invented over 100 years ago by Thomas Edison as a non-polluting and non-consumable alternative to Lead Acid Batteries using no heavy metals! -Now manufactured once again worldwide after lead acid battery companies closed Edison's Plant in 1972 in East Orange, NJ USA.-This Information Is Provided by: The Nickel Iron Battery Association -dedicated to clean energy storage for renewable energy systems.Click Here to Read International Study of…