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Choosing Your Solar Panels

Choosing Your Solar Panels

Solar panels are a primary component of solar power systems and should be your first point of investigation. There are a few different varieties available on the market. They each have advantages and disadvantages which we will take a look at. Solar panels are made up of a number of photovoltaic (PV) cells that are ...

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4 Basic Components Of A Solar Power System

4 Basic Components Of A Solar Power System

Choosing to go off-grid and install a solar power system and live green is a great idea! Once you start investigating the choices and designing a solar system for you home, it quickly becomes a sticky quagmire of uncertainty! Read on to understand your choices for these systems.

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Sunforce 82080 80-LED Solar Motion Light

Sunforce 82080 80-LED Solar Motion Light

Lighting in the off-grid lifestyle can be a challenge, particularly security lighting. The Sunforce Solar Motion Light is an ideal solution to the problem! You will find that often, a big problem with an alternative energy source, such as solar, is getting the generated energy to where you need it. Internal ...

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GravityLight – The Light That Uses Gravity Power

GravityLight – The Light That Uses Gravity Power

Not many people think of gravity power when the topic of alternative energy comes up! Gravity is an energy that is free, and all around us, so why not use it as an energy source? This is the kind of creative thinking that is going to help transform the way we use energy in the future! Deciwatt is a company that saw ...

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Solar Cooking – The All American Sun Oven

Solar Cooking – The All American Sun Oven

It is the ambition of every homesteader and off-grider to use the the free energy from the sun. Using solar cooking is one of the easiest ways to tap into this renewable energy resource! With this product, you can cook, bake, dehydrate, or boil. All with using free sunshine! Solar Cooking Features With The All ...

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Micro Hydro Power – Generating Electricity From Water

Micro Hydro Power – Generating Electricity From Water

The concept of micro hydro power is pretty much the same as the large scale version. Basically you need a constant flow of water over a drop in height, which drives a turbine to create electricity! As with any system, however, there are advantages and disadvantages. You also need to have an understanding of ...

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Wind Power For Off Grid Energy

Wind Power For Off Grid Energy

Wind power, solar power, and the little known micro hydro- electricity are generally considered to be the most efficient and productive means of generating power for the homestead or off grid living sector. To answer this question, let’s take a look at the requirements for an off grid energy source and see how ...

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