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A solution to California’s disasters – Microgrids

By Treetopsjen Install your own power – and take back controlAfter years of deteriorating power lines owned by PG&E, California’s biggest utility, plus months of windy wildfires, warming California is wondering how to keep the lights on. Small communities all over the state have been pioneering the answer for decades Take back control – Build…

Seven new technologies that can enhance your life

By techstar Knowing which bets to place when it comes to adopting emerging new technologies is impossible. But its still worth trying. Betting on the winners of the next generation, not as investment but in terms of incorporating them into your life, can give you a head start, future proof your life or work, and…

Sutton Hoo worker forages food to afford to volunteer

By Tribe Alec Newland has lived off grid since he was fourA National Trust project to recreate an Anglo Saxon longship at one of the most historical sites in Britain is using volunteer labour despite its multi-million pound income and massive corporate sponsorship. A student featured in national media is living in a tent five…

I want a big boat

By elvislover a big big boat that I can live in The post I want a big boat appeared first on Living Off the Grid: Free Yourself. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Living Off the Grid

Forest Gardens, Off Grid Living and Community

By AspringForestGardener Hi Landbuddies! I’m James, and I’m building up towards a permanent off-grid living situation, I’m 31, and about to sell my flat, so will have capital to put behind a project. I’ve worked in community engagement, cross cultural education and volunteer projects around the world for the last decade, so have a broad…

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…

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