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Energy Storage – Lithium Iron vs Lithium Ion Battery Applications | AltEnergyMag

There are several key differences between the Iron Edison Lithium Iron battery and the Tesla Powerwall. First, an Iron Edison Lithium Iron battery is available in traditional nominal voltages of 12V, 24V and 48V, making it fully compatible with common battery-based inverters and charge controllers from major manufacturers like Outback, Schneider Electric, Magnum, MidNite Solar and SMA.

How To Build A Five Gallon Bucket Hydroelectric Generator

We all know that scientists are in a constant search for alternative energy sources and this happens because in recent years conventional energy sources have started to decrease significantly.They have developed various systems that convert the energy from nature in electricity and many of these systems could be built at home, on a smaller scale, in order to reduce electricity consumption.

7 Shocking Facts About Bicycle Generators - Off The Grid News

Maybe you’ve heard this before, but then again maybe you haven’t: it is actually possible to generate usable electrical energy by riding a bicycle. Not by simply riding it out in the street, of course, but indoors, suspended on a stand and connected to a specially-constructed generator designed to harvest the hidden power of spinning ...

How to Build a Bicycle Generator

How to Build a Bicycle Generator: Using a few easily accessible parts, you can make a bicycle generator that can power various electronic appliances, such as laptops and batteries! Materials needed: Bicycle Stand Bicycle frame 24V DC scooter motor DC-DC battery charger A car bat...

How to Build a Bicycle Generator

How to Build a Bicycle Generator: The intention of this project is to build a straight forward human powered generator from a used bicycle and to use it to power light bulbs, blenders, cell phones, laptops, and other small appliances. This project will help one develop engineerin...

Solar Powering My Home!

Solar Powering My Home!: My home has been solar powered since June 2013 and the power system has proven its reliability. I'm a proud owner of an OFF GRID solar power system. I decided to publish this instructable to let fellow DIYers know the basics to design and install ...

US Launches No Upfront Cost Solar Program for Middle-Class Homeowners

US Launches No Upfront Cost Solar Program for Middle-Class Homeowners

US Launches No Upfront Cost Solar Program for Middle-Class Homeowners

US Launches No Upfront Cost Solar Program for Middle-Class Homeowners

Cone Shaped Spinning Solar Cells Generate 20 Times More Electricity Than Flat Photovoltaics - Off Grid World

Cone shaped spinning solar cells generates 20 times more electricity than flat solar panels. Every now and then a design comes along that just turns he whole world upside down with a claim so fantastic it’s hard to believe. But yes, from everything we’ve been able to find on this device, this the real deal. […]

Archimedes with AMPS 3 of 3

Archimedes Screw with Auto-regulated Mobile System (AMPS) -- Video3/3 Device reacts to change in water flow as Archimedes device is by-passed.

Best Kept Secret In Renewable Energy

When our small bank of Trojan L-16's bit the dust, we had been hearing rumblings of another option from friends. It was the Forklift Battery...

Build Your Own Solar Panels | How To Build It

Learn how to build your own solar panels!

How To Get Old Commercial Solar Panels For FREE (UPDATED!)

Find out how with a bit of detective work, you can bag some slightly damaged, but working solar panels for free.

7 Free Solar Water Heating System Designs | SHTFPreparedness

You can explore the various types of solar water heater designs, follow the guidelines and build an easy and affordable solar hot water heater.

Cómo hacer un sistema de calefacción con Compost. Calefacción natural y económica

Compost para calentar tu casa. Aunque este método puede parecer inusual, realmente funciona y te ayudará a ahorrar dinero durante el invierno.

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

This is the second of a series of hubs designed to explore alternative energy sources for real people. These are functioning systems that the average homeowner could incorporate, giving links to companies that are working on solving the problems.

Solar Installations

Longwood Gardens’ search for renewable energy sources led it to install a 10-acre solar field that avoids many of the environmental challenges associated with most systems. An Innovative Approach to Solar Field Installation

Awareness blossoms at Innovation Montessori | West Orange Times & Observer | West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

A steel flower on the campus of Innovation Montessori Ocoee will allow the school to operate solely on solar energy.

Waterlily Turbine Generates Electricity Using Water and Wind Power

Buy WaterLily 12V - Portable Power Generator for RVers, Boaters, Campers, Hunters, Cabin Owners: Automobile Chargers - Amazon.com ✓ FREE DELIVERY possible on eligible purchases

Waterwheel

5 foot working wooden waterwheel.

1874 PRINT ~ HYDRO-DYNAMICS HYDRAULICS WATER SUPPLY CONDUIT WATER WHEEL | eBay

Published by Blackie and Son, London 1874. THIS 1874 PRINT IS ORIGINAL. AND NOT A REPRODUCTION. A superb antique print on quality paper GOOD condition and rescued from a disbound book A superbly detailed print in good condition.

Gutters | Gutter Installation | V and V Roofing and Sheet Metal

V and V Roofing and Sheet Metal specializes in gutter installation and metal roofing Baton Rouge. Call today: 225-753-6736

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Enhancing Your Bedroom with Bunk Beds – Bunk Beds for Kids

A Guide To A Greenhouse Room in Your House

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Rainwater to Drinking Water

standing in the rain with your mouth open is one way to drink rainwater. Catching and filtering it is another... ...first a disclaimer: I am no licensed plumber. He ran for the hills when we tried to hire him, so this is what I figured out on my own. I

World's largest fog harvester produces water from thin air in the Moroccan desert

Moroccan NGO Dar Si Hamad has installed the largest fog harvester in the world, providing water for families battling desertification and drought.

Fog Catchers and How to Make Your Own

What is a fog water Catcher? A fog catcher is a meter by meter of stretched out mesh over copper piping. It allows fog to condensate into droplets of water and flow down toward a trough into a barrel or bucket where it can then be measured. How to Build a Fog Catcher There…

Harvesting Water From Thin Air

A new generation of environmental designers are working to grab water out of thin air.

3P Technik Sinus Rain Water Filter

The 3P Technik Rainwater Filter is convenient to maintain. This comes with assembled dimensions of 13.78 in. d x 13.78 in. w x 18.38 in. h. It is constructed of high quality polyethylene for long lasting durability.

8 Mistakes To Avoid When Collecting Rainwater

Collecting rainwater for drinking purposes may seem simple enough, but there are many ways it can go wrong – some of which can actually be quite dangerous.

Homestead Water Sources and Options | MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Mystified by water pumps and the prospect of digging a well to provide drinking water and more? Wade through your options for finding clean water and making it flow.

Earthbag Water Tanks

Earthbag Water Tanks: If you’re new to earthbag building, please read the introductory Step-by-Step Earthbag Building Instructable first. This water tank project is similar, except it uses tubes instead of bags. Also, my new Earthbag Building Guide and Earthbag Buildin...

Savannah 55 Gallon Rain Barrel

You'll love the Savannah 55 Gallon Rain Barrel at Wayfair - Great Deals on all Outdoor products with Free Shipping on most stuff, even the big stuff.

Rainwater Harvesting With IBC Tanks - The Greenman Project

Recently, I helped a friend design and install his rainwater harvesting system. This was made much easier by my recent experience in Tucson, Arizona. The water harvesting certification from Watershed Management Group was filled to the brim with knowledge, and math. But I digress… Rainwater Harvesting System: So, my friend Mike contacts me and asks […]

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Table of Contents: Landscape with Less - Gardenista

This week we'll explore satisfying ways to landscape with less–less water, less fuss, less clutter. The result? More style, along with serenity in the summ

Rainwater Harvesting System, Rain Collection System | Aquascape

The Aquascape Rainwater Harvesting System adds the beauty of a water feature to a rainwater collection system for capturing, filtering, and reusing water.

12 Genius Rainwater Collection Tips – Yes You Need Them! | SHTFPreparedness

When you’re off the grid, or getting ready for the day that we’re all off the grid, Collecting rainwater is a great option.

Rainwater Collection and Stormwater Management

Rainwater harvesting is easy and affordable when you can find what you need. You get the best selection at the best prices at RainHarvest Systems.

SmartGardener.com

Check out this fantastic rain barrel set up one of our fans shared with us!

Downspout Art

- CISTA is an ultra-chic alternative to a plastic rain barrel. Moss Sund Architects and figlforty have created this modern vertical stainless steel w...

Slimline Rainwater Tanks for your Garden, Fenceline, or Home

Slimline Rainwater Tanks for your Garden, Fenceline, or Home. Revolutionising Water Tanks in New Zealand since 2013. Featured in Auckland's first Bunnings flatp

State by State Guide to Rainwater Harvesting Laws

A full list of the laws for rainwater harvesting by each state supported by links to current state legislation, government websites, and Senate, House, and Assembly Bills.

Best Practice Rainwater Storage System

Rectangular 50-gallon food-grade plastic tanks connect for large or small volumes of rainwater and grey water collection and reuse

Rainwater Collection

Rainwater collection system. Notice the filter box. We painted the pipe to match the house. This is a 3/4 hp pump and the tank foundation...

Rainwater Harvesting Systems | Rain Water Calculator | Tucson Rainfall

Use the SARG rainwater chart to calculate how much water you could collect from your roof with a rainwater harvesting system after an average rainfall

Smart Hydro Power successfully reveals first micro-hydro turbine with an international roundtable on decentralized electrification - SMART HYDRO POWER

Munich, Germany – On Monday April 4th Smart Hydro Power successfully revealed its first 5kW micro-hydro turbine system to an international audience. Despite pouring rain, the company´s bright-blue turbine was floating calmy in the water during the event which took place at E.ON´s hydroelectric facility on the Isar River. Unlike PV, the turbine proved that … Continue reading "Smart Hydro Power successfully reveals first micro-hydro turbine with an international roundtable on decentralized…

Homemade Water Cistern Tank Off Grid Homesteading Project | The Homestead Survival

Homemade Water Cistern Tank Off Grid Homesteading Project is a great way to build a water storage tank that is filled with naturally filtered water. Have

2 Ideas for Setting Up an Easy Rainwater Collection System | Rockin W Homestead

Rainwater collection is a great way to make the most of this natural, free resource. Be ready for the next drought with these tips.

Pallet Rain Barrel Tower

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Urban Survival Skills That Could Save Your Life | Survival Life

These urban survival skills will increase your chances of surviving an emergency or disaster in your city. That's why you need to learn all of them.

Archimedes Screw by Science Source

An illustration of an Archimedes' screw (also called an Archimedes screw, an Archimedean screw or a screwpump). This is a device invented by Archimedes in the 3rd century BC to transfer water from a lower level into higher irrigation ditches. Turning the screw inside the hollow pipe lifts the water.

How to Purify Water for Drinking: 8 Proven Methods

A detailed look on the 8 most effective ways on how to purify water for drinking, the advantages and disadvantages, and which impurities they remove. Methods include: filtration, iodine purifications, solar, boiling...

Build a Hydraulic Ram Pump - DIY - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Follow our directions to make an inexpensive but effective hydraulic ram pump.

How To Build Your Own River Pump

How To Build Your Own River Pump. It is a water pump that needs no energy input other than water flowing from a higher point to a lower point.

Pumping Water with a Ram Pump Requires No Electricity | SHTFPreparedness

One of the best ways to deal with that is having a water pump and a well. Suddenly you can pull water out of the ground!

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How to Build a Brick Rocket Stove

Building a Brick Rocket Stove for your backyard gives you an alterntaive cooking source just in case. This is a quick and easy project to do this weekend!

How to Make DIY Activated Charcoal for Prepping and Survival

From filtering water to making your own gas mask or treating a poisoning, activated charcoal has a lot of valuable uses in a survival situation. Learn how to make activated charcoal with these simple store cupboard ingredients.

How To Make Charcoal

Knowing how to make charcoal is a useful skill, and one that is easy to learn and practice. This video by Primitive Technology shows how to make charcoal using the mound method.

Kindling Cracker Firewood Kindling Splitter

If you need to create kindling for your campfire, wood stove, fireplace or pizza oven and you don’t want to risk injury by using an axe, t...

Smart-Splitter Wood Splitting Tool

This smart log splitter makes quick work of splitting logs and cutting kindling without you having to swing an axe. Find out just how strong this tool is.

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Solar Powered Fridge Invented by British Student Keeps Food Cool for Days Without Using Electricity - Off Grid World

The fridge works through the evaporative cooling, uses no power, is powered by the sun, and will keep food cool for days. Just add water. This is an ingenious device based on an age old scientific principle of evaporation. As the water evaporates it cools the area around it, the interior of the unit where […]

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Master List Of Items To Stockpile For The Apocalypse

Here's a great infographic you can copy, share and print out to keep with your survival gear.

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Bicycle gun holder. “Prevents accidents.”

Super Cheap DIY Air Conditioning

Depending on where you live, for many people air conditioning is a must for the summer months – as important in the summer as heating is in the winter. The problem is, just like heating your home in the winter costs a fortune, purchasing and running AC is also very expensive. Air conditioning units consume […]

Solar Powered doesn’t always mean Solar Panels

So a few years ago, when I was starting out on my PDE career, my granny sent me an article about a girl my age who had designed a sustainable refrigerator for the developing world. I remember being impressed with the design, then feeling slightly dispirited when comparing my achievements to hers, before I stuffed…

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How to Make Thermite

How to Make Thermite. Thermite is a material used in welding to melt metals together. It's a mixture of metallic aluminum and iron oxide (ferric oxide), which produces molten iron after a redox reaction. When the aluminum and oxygen in the...

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How to Build a Brick Rocket Stove

Building a Brick Rocket Stove for your backyard gives you an alterntaive cooking source just in case. This is a quick and easy project to do this weekend!

Enhancing Your Bedroom with Bunk Beds – Bunk Beds for Kids

Energy Storage – Lithium Iron vs Lithium Ion Battery Applications | AltEnergyMag

There are several key differences between the Iron Edison Lithium Iron battery and the Tesla Powerwall. First, an Iron Edison Lithium Iron battery is available in traditional nominal voltages of 12V, 24V and 48V, making it fully compatible with common battery-based inverters and charge controllers from major manufacturers like Outback, Schneider Electric, Magnum, MidNite Solar and SMA.

A Guide To A Greenhouse Room in Your House

A Guide To A Greenhouse Room in Your House Loading… //

How to Make DIY Activated Charcoal for Prepping and Survival

From filtering water to making your own gas mask or treating a poisoning, activated charcoal has a lot of valuable uses in a survival situation. Learn how to make activated charcoal with these simple store cupboard ingredients.

How To Make Charcoal

Knowing how to make charcoal is a useful skill, and one that is easy to learn and practice. This video by Primitive Technology shows how to make charcoal using the mound method.

Rainwater to Drinking Water

standing in the rain with your mouth open is one way to drink rainwater. Catching and filtering it is another... ...first a disclaimer: I am no licensed plumber. He ran for the hills when we tried to hire him, so this is what I figured out on my own. I

How to Make Thermite

How to Make Thermite. Thermite is a material used in welding to melt metals together. It's a mixture of metallic aluminum and iron oxide (ferric oxide), which produces molten iron after a redox reaction. When the aluminum and oxygen in the...

How To Build A Five Gallon Bucket Hydroelectric Generator

We all know that scientists are in a constant search for alternative energy sources and this happens because in recent years conventional energy sources have started to decrease significantly.They have developed various systems that convert the energy from nature in electricity and many of these systems could be built at home, on a smaller scale, in order to reduce electricity consumption.

7 Shocking Facts About Bicycle Generators - Off The Grid News

Maybe you’ve heard this before, but then again maybe you haven’t: it is actually possible to generate usable electrical energy by riding a bicycle. Not by simply riding it out in the street, of course, but indoors, suspended on a stand and connected to a specially-constructed generator designed to harvest the hidden power of spinning ...

How to Build a Bicycle Generator

How to Build a Bicycle Generator: Using a few easily accessible parts, you can make a bicycle generator that can power various electronic appliances, such as laptops and batteries! Materials needed: Bicycle Stand Bicycle frame 24V DC scooter motor DC-DC battery charger A car bat...

How to Build a Bicycle Generator

How to Build a Bicycle Generator: The intention of this project is to build a straight forward human powered generator from a used bicycle and to use it to power light bulbs, blenders, cell phones, laptops, and other small appliances. This project will help one develop engineerin...

World's largest fog harvester produces water from thin air in the Moroccan desert

Moroccan NGO Dar Si Hamad has installed the largest fog harvester in the world, providing water for families battling desertification and drought.

Fog Catchers and How to Make Your Own

What is a fog water Catcher? A fog catcher is a meter by meter of stretched out mesh over copper piping. It allows fog to condensate into droplets of water and flow down toward a trough into a barrel or bucket where it can then be measured. How to Build a Fog Catcher There…

Harvesting Water From Thin Air

A new generation of environmental designers are working to grab water out of thin air.

3P Technik Sinus Rain Water Filter

The 3P Technik Rainwater Filter is convenient to maintain. This comes with assembled dimensions of 13.78 in. d x 13.78 in. w x 18.38 in. h. It is constructed of high quality polyethylene for long lasting durability.

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