The Doable Off-Grid Homestead by Stewart and Shannon Stonger gives the reader a taste of off grid life on a tight budget. When they say “off grid”, they mean it. They have no grid electricity, no well or conventional running water. They share their mistakes as well as their successes. If you have a determination to get back to the land, but little money to follow your dream, this book may be a good resource for you.
This is a guest post by Jerry Noel, explaining three types of home solar power projects and how to mount your solar panels. In Part 1 (Solar Electric Basics), Jerry discussed the three predominant questions of solar power: cost, batteries, and “DIY”. Part two provided Emergency Power Options.
The three types of home solar power projects are grid connected with no batteries, grid connected with battery backup and off grid. [Read more…] about 3 Types of Home Solar Power and How to Mount Your Solar Panels