Smartflower Solar Panel

Clean solar power, whenever you need it – until now it has just been a pipe dream. Now you are closer than ever to realising that dream, because smartflower POP+ can not only turn the sun’s energy into electricity very efficiently; it can store it in sufficient quantities ...

Solar Could Beat Coal to Become the Cheapest Power on Earth

Large solar power plants were first developed in the 1980s and though this renewable power source is a very practical one, the cost of such plants used to be quite high. But recent statistics show that solar power has become much cheaper than coal in some parts of the world. Experts ...

Portable machine turns salt water into drinking water using solar power

Fresh drinking water is a real problem in some parts of the world, as it is very hard to have access to it. This clever machine, designed by scientist at MIT will turn salty water into drinking water using solar energy. Oh, and it is also portable so it can be easily transported to ...

How to convert a Van into an Off-Grid Camper

You probably already know all those projects that show you how to convert a van into an off-grid camper. But what about projects that teach you how to do this in a short period of time? Here is a success story, of someone who managed to turn a van into an off-grid camper in just 17 ...

Light Bulbs That Work When The Power Goes Out!

Some time ago, a man developed LED light bulbs with built-in batteries, an invention that brought energy independence to people in certain circumstances, such as storms or floods that affect energy sources. Nowadays, those light bulbs became a mass-market product, being sold at a ...

The Desolenator: providing clean water to the world by using solar power

The British Company has invented a machine called Desolenator which can transform salt water and other un-potable water sources into pure, distilled water, suitable for human consumption. The clean water crisis influenced the company in developing a solution in order to provide this ...

How to Size Your Solar System

Using solar power in your household can have lots of positive sides. First of all, solar power is much cheaper than other traditional energy sources. Second of all, using solar power you will minimize your carbon print and enjoy a natural and sustainable power source. But when setting ...

Silent rooftop wind turbines could generate half of a household’s energy needs

The use of wind turbines in households is becoming more and more popular. Wind power like other natural power sources can be quite volatile, but it’s still a highly sustainable power source for those who want to live an off-the-grid lifestyle. A Dutch renewable energy start-up ...

Complete Video Tutorial on setting up your own Off Grid Solar Power

Luckily for off-gridders, homesteaders or preppers, if your grid will somehow ever go down, you can generate your own electricity. Watch the six part video series bellow and you will deeply understand how to create your own solar back-up system when your grid collapses. The first ...
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