How Works : When you talk about modern wind you're looking at two primary designs: horizontal-axis and vertical-axis. Vertical-axis wind turbines (VAWTs) are pretty rare. The only one currently in commercial production is the Darrieu
How To Make Your Own Hydro Power - Power by the movement of water is genius, if you have a huge river or stream you could generate a literal off the grid system, but what if you live with a small creek or a slow flowing body of water?
xREAD: What is it really like to live off-grid with solar electricity? We've been doing it for a year, and in this post I share how solar electricity is working for our family, on our off-grid homestead.
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French company New Wind has created a wind "turbine" in the shape of a tree. It's designed for parks, homes, businesses and other small-scale applications. The "leaves" harness wind energy even at low winds and don't make noise. We can't wait for these trees to be available commercially for use at homes worldwide! #goinggreenathome
Blight: Illuminating Solar Blinds Turn Night to Day
Solar-powered window blinds, soak up sun by day, illuminate the room at night. Interesting concept for emergency power outages. (I poked around looking for these and didn't find them available. Great concept though )
Top 3 Batteries For Starting Your Off-Grid Energy System