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101 Reasons To Live Off Grid

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101 Reasons to Live Off The Grid - People go off grid for all kinds of reasons, the biggest one I think is that people seem to think life will be easier, less stressful and perhaps even make them happier. Well, it's WORK, and work is a four letter word. It's not easy, it's not luxury and it takes...

Is Poop Power The Future Of Renewable Energy?

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Poop power might be the future of energy. Yes, for real, this is a seriously real thing. There are companies out there that are manufacturing poop charcoal which is then used to to create power and ever to cook. And Colorado is even considering options on how to turn human waste (methane) into fuel to produce renewable and sustainable...

Makers of ‘Saltwater Battery That Can Power Your Off Grid Home For 10 Years’ Returns to Production in 2018

Aquion Energy, the makers of a saltwater battery that can power your off grid home for 10 years is returning to production in 2018 according to a recent press release on their website. "Aquion Energy is excited to announce its return to the market in 2018. An improved AHI product based on the S-Line and Aspen form factor is...

17 Ways To Make Money While Living Off Grid

Here's how you can make money while living off grid. This list is designed to give you some ideas and inspire some creative thinking on ways to make a living from home while living off grid. There are many reasons for this, the first and perhaps most important is it frees you up to move just about anywhere you...

3 Month Long Blackout, Half of Puerto Rico Still Without Power After Hurricane Maria

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So do you remember hurricane Maria? Yeah, most people have forgotten about it..mostly because it doesn't affect them. Nearly half of Puerto Rico is still without power after the hurricane slammed into the Caribbean island. If this had been mainland USA I'd be willing to bet that the power would be on by now. But because it's merely a...

12 Steps How To Build a Cozy 1720sqft Solar Powered Shipping Container Cabin with Living Roof

12 Steps How To Build a Cozy 1720sqft Solar Powered Shipping Container Cabin with Living Roof
This 1720 square foot cabin is made from reclaimed wood and two recycled shipping containers. The cabin comes with 2 140 square foot lofts on either end of the home, and sports a living roof for growing fresh organic fruits and veggies. This step by step guide will go into simple detail of each stage of the process. This...

How To Build a DIY Hot Tub for Your Off Grid Cabin for Only $250

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Now this looks like a fun off grid project! Easy DIY Stock Tank Hot Tub For Your Off Grid Cabin - Got a spare stock tank laying around your property? Turn it into a DIY hot tub and relax in your new wood fire heated hot tub! This looks simple enough to build and technically it is. It's not...

Man Builds Off Grid Log Cabin in Canadian Wilderness with Hand Tools

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Man Builds Off Grid Cabin in Canadian Wilderness - Shawn James built this nice little cabin in the Canadian wilderness by hand, using hand tools and sheer dedication and determination. Shawn's skill and dedication is evident in the quality and craftsmanship of the cabin. It is by far one of the coolest off grid cabins I've seen anyone build...

How To Build a 400sqft Solar Powered Off Grid Cabin for $2k

How To Build a 400sqft Solar Powered Off Grid Cabin for $2k
How to build a nice small cabin powered by solar panels. Lamar Alexander built this cute little 400 square foot cabin for approximately $2000, and powers it with a 570 watt solar and wind power system. The whole system is very inexpensive, and the best part is he is mortgage free. Very cool little cabin. I'd be proud to build...

10 Prefab Shipping Container Homes From $24k

Shipping containers are cool! They're big, empty, uniform boxes that you can put things in, and, with a bit of elbow grease, turn into a livable space. You can call them Off-Grid Legos! What also makes shipping containers awesome is their portability. They're designed to be moved! Unfortunately, they often move some pretty dangerous stuff, and they aren't designed...

1 Million Pounds of Food Per Year on 3 Acres Year Round Growing

Aquaponics is one of the best ways to grow massive amount of food on a small parcel of land. Growing your own food is part of living off the grid. It's part of self sufficiency and a way to feed your family. As well as your neighbors, and maybe the entire town. Will Allen of GreenPower in Milwaukee WI...

What Would You Do With A Universal Basic Income?

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What do you think of a universal basic income for everyone. Before you answer, read this. Think about this. Your shelter, water, food and power would be taken care of. All your basics would be covered. This would free you up to do whatever you wanted. Let's do a thought experiment. Now! Before we start our little experiment lets make...

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