Generators Home Backup Off Grid Living

Top 8 Home Standby Generators

Home Standby Generators provide power when and where you need it. Powerful winds and harsh rains can knock out power in any season, causing significant disruptions in your home or business. Technical and commercial equipment are often hit especially hard, leading to significant financial loss, or even worse–injury. For families that rely on continuous electrical power for critical medical equipment home, a standby generator can be literally life-savers continuing to power breathing machines, pain management, and food supplies. What is a Standby generator? Automatic standby generators offer protection from storms…

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Off Grid Living

Are You Actually Ready For Life Off The Grid?

Living off the grid is a lifestyle decision that should not be taken lightly. It takes smart planning, commitment, and active engagement and if done right, the rewards of off-grid living are significant both for you and the environment. Considering the costs The initial cost of the off-grid power systems is the only “electric bill” a homeowner will receive. Generally, the price of power is paid up front at a price that will show to be better than the on-going and climbing rates of utility companies. As a homeowner, you…

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Off Grid Living

Build a DIY wind turbine generator to power your home

It is a really cool feeling to look out your window and see the blades on the DIY wind turbine generator spinning around. It is your creation that you brought to life, and there is no feeling like it. Those blades that are turning in the breeze is creating its own electricity. And that same electricity is powering your refrigerator, the TV, and just about everything else in your home. There is also no feeling like getting the electric bill in the mail and realizing that you have actually been…

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Generators Home Backup Off Grid Living

Choosing A Silent Power Generator For Business Or Home

There are many options for the homeowner and business operator when the time comes to choose a generator: so many, in fact, that it can be quite confusing to the uninitiated. What type of fuel do you prefer – diesel or petrol? Do you need a small “emergency” generator for the home, or one with a great amount of power to act as a back up when the mains electricity is not available to your business? If you don’t have much knowledge as to how generators work, you will find…

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Climate Change

Climate change startup ideas: Problems that need solutions

Looking for a big problem to solve? Interested in discovering business ideas that can help fight climate change? Me too. Over the past few months, I’ve been reading about the Paris Climate Change Agreement and what it really means in terms of actual strategies that the participating governments are focusing on in the next 50 years. And by focus, I mean they will be putting policies and capital investment that support these strategies. If you’ve not heard of the Paris Agreement, here’s the gist from Wikipedia. The Paris Agreement is…

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Portable Battery Packs

List of the 10 Best Portable Battery Power Stations

If we want to keep our electronic devices operational while on the go, affordable and efficient portable power is a must. But, there are lots of options to choose from, making it a little difficult to decide which mobile charging solution is best for you. Below we’ve sorted through all the options and came up with the 10 best portable power stations to keep your smartphones, tablets, laptops, and other gadgets functioning while living off the grid. What are Portable Battery Power Stations? Portable power has been mainly provided by gas generators for…

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Construction Generators Off Grid Living

How to choose a Generator for Everyday Usage

Choosing a generator for everyday usage may not be something that you had ever considered before. But whatever your needs, one thing is pretty universal; you need power to make these needs happen. So whether you like it or not going through the steps and choosing a generator for everyday use may be exactly what you have to do. Here are some steps to follow before you take the plunge so that you can fully appreciate what your individual generator needs are going to be! What will you be using…

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News Off Grid Living

6 Reasons To Start Producing Power Off The Grid

With the fast exhaustion of non-renewable resources, the shortage of power, the need for a reliable electricity supply and daily alerts of global warming, it is time we make a change. So, where shall we start? How about getting your power off the grid? With the fast exhaustion of non-renewable resources, the shortage of power, the need for a reliable electricity supply and daily alerts of global warming, it is time we make a change. So, where shall we start? How about making your power off the grid? If you…

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News Off Grid Living

Breaking Free From The Power Grid – Off Grid Power Systems

Off grid power systems are becoming more popular as energy rates continue to skyrocket. Getting off the grid will save you money and the environment as well. Just imagine for a moment that you have built your very own wind turbine or solar panel system. Now imagine the feeling of being able to produce your own electricity with a clean, free and renewable energy. No more high electric bills. No more unreliable power from the grid and no more worrying about the ever-increasing energy rates. You can have all of…

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News Off Grid Living

What is Off-Power Grid living?

An increasing number of people have started to realize that they can enjoy today’s luxuries and the independence of off power grid living at the same time. What is Off Power Grid living? Off power grid living basically means that you are disconnected from the power grid. Not only is living off the power grid good for the environment and inexpensive, but it is an option open to almost anyone owning a home. The idea of living off the power grid applies to anyone, regardless of where they are in…

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