Tagged * Living Off the Grid™

Lets build a villiage II

By chowan Its been a long time and I still want to be part of a community rather than the lone wolf. NE Nevada is beautiful and rugged with huge natural resource if you are smart, strong and independent enough to make it here. I tried years ago to get a community started in a…

Help for experience

By Mar_iel Hello everyone! I am a 23 year old living in Los Angeles. I cannot thrive in a city so I am looking for people living off grid who need help with chores etc. I need the experience because I want to go off grid but have no experience. I will relocate no problem….

Two Gay Men Moving To Maine

By Jlscme Hello there! We are two friendly guys making plans to move to 57 acres in beautiful rural Northern Maine. We actually met 5 years ago on this very website and have become great friends.We took the risk of leaving the rat race to change our lifestyles for the better and let me tell…

Life is Short, so…

By ElDorito Hello, I’m a 36 year-old single guy looking to get away from the city life. I’m happily single, plan to stay that way. No pets, though I love animals. I’m currently working on a 16′ dwell dome which I plan to live in year-round, granted I can find the right place. I’m designing…

Never Again! Lets Close PG&E

By Nick Rosen 30% of electricity is lost in the transmission systemTwo major wildfires that raged in California for the past ten days are finally contained. But the debate and aftermath will rage for months. California’s Governor Gavin Newsom is calling for a public sector takeover of bankruptcy-mired Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E). But…

Dave LaChapelle — off-grid with style

By veg-head Could Off-Grid look like this?An off-grid photographer has created Lavazza’s 2020 calendar and he calls it an Ode to Nature. American photographer David LaChapelle, made commercials and music videos with the likes of Whitney Houston, Elton John, No Doubt and Amy Winehouse. The 2020 calendar was shot in Hawaii -where LaChapelle moved from…

Costa Rica – Family off the grid community

By Feli Hi dear off the grid friends,We are Felipe (38) and Melina (36), we are a multi-cultural family from Costa Rica and Germany. We have 4 wonderful kids that we raise in 2 languages and attend the Waldorf School here in Germany. We are professional filmmakers and yoga teachers. We love free dive, meditation,…

HAB Land Ltd goes bust – Grand Designs presenter walks away

By SuperJoe Likes the finer things in lifeKevin McCloud, presenter of Channel 4 TV’s Grand Designs series, fronted money-raising for an eco-property developer, and then resigned as a director 18 months before the company went bust this week. The picture is still unclear because there is a web of interlocked shareholdings, but many small investors…

Oz utility takes its customers off-grid

By Oaya Standalone solar replaces remote power linesAfter a devastating bushfire, one remote WA farming community takes steps towards a solar solution — and it’s cheaper, safer, and more reliable. The deadly bushfire in a remote West Australian farming community has led to a renewable energy first in Australia. A government-owned electricity company is taking…

Digital detox weekend

By techstar We’re on our way to West Virginia for a low-tech weekend at promisingly-named Lost River State Park – just across the Virginia border in Mathias, West Virginia. Its chosen not only because the park sounds beautiful, with lots of hiking trails, but because the cellphone service is spotty at best there. Plus, we’ve…

Should I live on a boat?

By rooter WHAThouseboart lw is it really like living on a canal boat or on the river? So many of us have wondered if it would be a way of avoiding a huge rent bill and staying closer to nature, while holding down a job in the city. The one pictured is a concrete-hulled structure…

Follow your dreams

By magyaroffgrid Hey guys! I’m a 22 year old girl and I’m planning to go off grid. I’ve already tried this kind of lifestyle for some months and then I went back to the civilization and I feel horrible because of the sick society. I can’t imagine my life having a job in a city…

Boom in Electric Vehicle charging devices will help off-gridders

By techstar The growing number of electric vehicles (EVs) — from sedans and SUVs to sports cars and seven-figure supercars — is prompting a growth industry in ways to recharge them. “Range anxiety” is becoming less of an issue as the national network of so-called fast chargers continues to grow. These powerful chargers can provide…

Off the grid living at its finest!!!

Off the grid living at its finest!!! This home has a view to die for and much, much more! From the on demand generator to being per wired for solar with both 10 volt and 12 volt set up in the home. This 2 bedroom, 1 bath home with a loft has room for the…

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