solar energy

Alternative Refrigeration: Propane VS. Solar

Alternative Refrigeration: Propane VS. Solar

One of the questions you will have to decide when you go off-grid is how are you going to keep your food cold. Refrigeration is something that we all need so that we can store food safely. In addition, freezing food is one way to keep food for future needs.

Can I run "THIS" on Solar Energy?

Can I run "THIS" on Solar Energy?

What can I run on solar energy? I get this question a lot. Well, the question is not ‘what can you run on solar energy.’ The question should be how many solar panels do I need to run my entertainment system or microwave. You need to look at specific things to determine the amount of energy you need. This article will look at how much solar energy you need for different applications.

On-Grid, Off-Grid, and Hybrid Solar Systems

On-Grid, Off-Grid, and Hybrid Solar Systems

With solar energy, you basically have two options. Grid-tied and Off-Grid. Both have advantages and disadvantages. Both ways will produce clean energy at a lower cost. Your carbon footprint will be lower and you will use less fossil fuels. This article will teach you about the differences between on and off-grid so you can decide which one is best for you.

Let The Sun Shine In Part 2: Low Cost Solar for Emergencies, Vacations and Remote Cabins

Let The Sun Shine In Part 2: Low Cost Solar for Emergencies, Vacations and  Remote Cabins

Solar installations are rising and the cost of solar panels are dropping. This is good news – right? Yes! However, solar can still be very expensive if you are planning to run a traditionally sized home. Check out our tips to help you get going.