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Living Off the Grid, (or Close to it) Urban Style - Survival Mom

Urban living off grid will help you become more self-reliant and less dependent on our electrical grid and better prepared for emergencies.

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Solar Powered Refrigerator!

Here is an after the fact implementation of how I power my refrigerator from the sun. This off grid system has been working great since may 2013. It is truly reassuring to know my groceries are safely stored regardless of utility power.I have fulfilled the electrical code requirements (NFPA 70, TTS-171 Part 1) and power utility mandates for my area. If you have to perform the same on your home, all relevant certifications and approvals are needed. Remember for solar power systems, bigger is…

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How To Live Off the Grid - Living off the grid basically means living without the supply of gas, electricity and even water provided by local authorities. In the survival community, most are more concern with short-term ways to live off the grid in cases (EMP, natural disasters, etc) where essential supplies like electricity and water would be unavailable for a short period of time.

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5 ways to stay cool without airconditioning

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Living without Electricity: How to do without a Refrigerator Off the Grid!

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The Amish Made Little Dutch Maid Hand Crank Kitchen Machine Put to the test.

Off grid kitchen appliance, Self-Sufficient Living, Non-Electric 4 qt Heavy Duty Hand Crank Mixer. This is the ultimate off grid kitchen appliance, it uses no electricity. Originally designed by an Amish gentleman to stand up to the rigorous processing.

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Survival Cooking: 18 Off-Grid Cooking Methods without Electricity

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With winter just around the corner, I’m beginning to prepare for the shorter days ahead when the darkness creeps in long before we’re ready for bed. Although we are currently running all of our overhead lights on solar, we still put non-electric backups in place. We only have about three days’ worth of energy stored …

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Getting off the Grid - Have you considered Hydro-Electric Power?

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How to build an simple Off Grid Electricity Generation System using Two Batteries

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