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Picture of How I built an electricity producing wind turbine. --  from Instructables

Picture of How I built an electricity producing wind turbine. -- from Instructables

The GravityLight uses gravity, acting on a weighted bag, to generate energy. great for camping or off-grid living -- no batteries. no solar cells that need sun. no hand cranks that lose their spring.

The GravityLight uses gravity, acting on a weighted bag, to generate energy. great for camping or off-grid living -- no batteries. no solar cells that need sun. no hand cranks that lose their spring.

Survival Skills: Make Emergency Fuel — Bucket Biodiesel

Survival Skills: Make Emergency Fuel — Bucket Biodiesel

How to Make a Passive Solar Water Heater

How to Make a Passive Solar Water Heater

How to Make a Passive Solar Water Heater. These instructions to an inexpensive water heater can heat water up to 150 degrees F.

How do you live without electricity? By Anita Evangelista -   Just because you don't plan on ever living without electricity doesn't mean you won’t!  Many things can happen that could cut power.  The five areas that are affected when the power goes out are: light, water, cooking, heating/cooling, and communication. Anita talks about each of these areas in this article.

How do you live without electricity? By Anita Evangelista - Just because you don't plan on ever living without electricity doesn't mean you won’t! Many things can happen that could cut power. The five areas that are affected when the power goes out are: light, water, cooking, heating/cooling, and communication. Anita talks about each of these areas in this article.

Solar Cooking Benefits and Basics --Posted July 9, 2014 By Tammy Trayer ~ Mountain Woman Journals

Solar Cooking Benefits and Basics

Solar Cooking Benefits and Basics --Posted July 9, 2014 By Tammy Trayer ~ Mountain Woman Journals

Rain Barrels, Chicken Coops, and Solar Panels: projects to get you off the grid, a collection of awesome do-it-yourself projects from Instructables.com!

Rain Barrels, Chicken Coops, and Solar Panels

Rain Barrels, Chicken Coops, and Solar Panels: projects to get you off the grid, a collection of awesome do-it-yourself projects from Instructables.com!

Biogas Plant (Digester) Design Construction Blog covers latest news and updates about biogas production and innovation

Biogas Plant (Digester) Design Construction Blog covers latest news and updates about biogas production and innovation

How to actually build and install a hidden bookcase door. Not just a picture of one!

How to actually build and install a hidden bookcase door. Not just a picture of one!

This is a MUST READ for anyone seriously exploring solar, wind or hydroelectric power generation for emergency backup or complete off grid power generation! Learn to make your own DIY battery bank to compliment your energy harvesting and SAVE lots of money doing it! The best information out there on quality DIY battery banks!

This is a MUST READ for anyone seriously exploring solar, wind or hydroelectric power generation for emergency backup or complete off grid power generation! Learn to make your own DIY battery bank to compliment your energy harvesting and SAVE lots of money doing it! The best information out there on quality DIY battery banks!

Microhydro Electricity Basics:     Pressurized, flowing water is a very dense resource, and hydro-electric systems convert a very large percentage of the available energy into electricity because the resource is captive in a pipe or flume.

Microhydro Electricity Basics: Pressurized, flowing water is a very dense resource, and hydro-electric systems convert a very large percentage of the available energy into electricity because the resource is captive in a pipe or flume.