Tagged * Living Off the Grid™

1.4 million Texas homes off grid as power network buckles

By Nick Rosen More than half of energy-rich state’s total power generation capacity remains offline The electric grid, which is designed to enable energy trading rather than protecting domestic consumers, has collapsed in Texas due to extreme winter weather. The same thing could easily happen elsewhere in America. Houston’s mayor Sylvester Turner, a Democrat, wrote…

US Power Grid Closes in on Debtors

By SuperJoe In arrears? You can expect disconnection The Washington Post reports an unprecedented rise in arrears owed to Utility companies by America households struggling in the pandemic. Those bills are about to fall due. And the Utilities are planning to collect. There was a moratorium on Utility bills, but it has now been lifted…

Couple ready to leave.. tell us where to go

By Archaelus_Thorne We are a normal couple with no complications. Our beliefs are our own and forced on no one. We are straight forward thinkers. We can travel and adapt. We are done with this modern system. We are ready to commit to a new beginning. Hard working, discreet, willing to compromise. We have a…

Best portable power stations to buy in 2021

By techstar Whether you are living off grid or just moving arond for business or leisure, keeping powered up is an important part of your preparations. Portable power stations are the smaller, lesser-known cousin of generators. These easily-packed gadgets can go with you on camping trips, to building sites — wherever you need electricity —…

Kentucky a centre for off-grid living

By veg-head McAfferty family tower A Kentucky couple, who have been off-grid for more than five years, have set up a website to discuss the lifestyle. Mark and Emily McCafferty tell their story on AccidentalHippies.com. The couple bought 16 acres of land and built a nearly 1,200-square-foot house that uses a combination of energy sources,…

In Israel, a failed town finds new hope – off grid

By rooter A disused factory that once symbolized the dismal economic failure of Dimona in southern Israel’s Negev desert, has metamorphosed into a 21st century manufacturing hub for the country’s first off-the-grid neighborhood. Since the spring, the Ayalim Association, known for the student villages it has established throughout the country over the past 18 years,…

Lease land for free in Vermont!

By gscottgrahamstephens I live on 107 beautiful acres in central Vermont and am looking for people who want to live off-grid and homestead. I am willing to lease you the land for nothing for up to four years if you are willing to develop your parcel. You only pay your share of property taxes each…

Off-Grid, Socially-Distanced, Christmas Gift Solution

By Nick Rosen Celebrating its second Christmas, Ungifted allows you to take part in the Secret Santa tradition, without being a part of a mass-produced junk problem that’s harming the planet. And the online service is perfectly positioned to bring families together over the upcoming, self-isolated festive season. More Mugs anybody? While many of us…

Anthony Russo’s off-grid cabin- Architectural Digest

By spy_vondega His wife has yet to agree to sleep there Movie maker Anthony Russo’s off-the-grid cabin in the Angeles National Forest is high style – on the inside. On the outside it still looks like the funky C19th. building, recently rediscovered by Architectural Digest. Russo’s getaway is one of a cluster of cabins in…

Getting ready.

By Tanana I have remote property below Manley Hot Springs, Alaska. It’s across the Tanana River, on a private lake. Working towards being there in two years. I grew up living self sustainably and off grid long before the terms were cloned as used today. Looking for honest, serious and like minded individuals who have…

i want to go off-grid

By Artificer I want to go off-grid but don’t have the money I found a place but it costs $550,000. The place has 404.69 ha enough for a big community so I am looking for people to join. https://www.realestate.com.au/property-residential+land-wa-dalwallinu-201607050 It has 6 lakes and it has been primarily used for Hunting Camping, 4×4, boating, shooting,…

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