Off The Grid

Off The Grid
The Barsha Pump ("Rain Pump" in Nepalize) is able to pump water from a moving river or stream to heights of 20 meters or more. The pump is based on ancient Egyptian technology and is basically a water wheel on a...
A More Powerful Design These new 3D solar panels are designed to capture the suns rays as it moves lower on the horizon. Developed by MIT researchers, this new solar design provides four to twenty times the power output of the...
This Double Shipping Container home is a great idea if you want to live underground. Using the Earth to keep your home a constant temperature is an age old idea. With building codes in effect on many places of earth,...
Brenda converted a 20ft shipping container into an amazing off grid tiny home!  Her passion for shipping container homes began when she was a small girl, and as an adult she turned her dreams into reality! She decided to keep...
Lilly Lovehart Kemp lives in a retro pop up tent in the back yard of a friend's house. By moving into a pop up tent she was able to save about 75% on her monthly rent. She parks in a garden, lives...
Solar power is easier than you think Plants cannot grow without rich soil Water runs downhill, gravity fed water systems are easy Carrying water is the WORST Batteries run out Bears like trash Firewood is a ton of work Yurts are better at cold weather than...
Check out this vintage bus that has been converted into a luxury motor home! The 1950 British classic Bedford OB bus has over 3,500 hours of tender love and care invested into it. The bus comes with a full kitchen,...
A US Marine Corps Veteran had his property condemned by the City of Huntsville for living off grid. He is now fighting city hall to stand up for his right to live on his two acres of land in a...
A truly "Green" source of electricity has now hit the market! Did you know electricity can be created from plants by using their leaves as a solar panel? By harnessing the plant's natural photosynthesis processes, a company called Arkyne Technologies has...
When disaster strikes, electricity is usually the first thing to go. Tornadoes, floods, earthquakes, etc... can all wreak havoc on a community, sometimes leaving homes and business without power for days or weeks. These easy to install solar panels are...