Category Archive: Solar

Oct 08

How To Convert a Chest Freezer to a Solar Powered Refrigerator

This insightful method on how to convert a chest freezer to a solar off grid powered refrigerator is a frugal option towards self sufficiency homesteading. It is far cheaper to convert a chest freezer than to buy a ready made solar powdered refrigerator. The majority of homesteaders do not have large bank accounts overflowing with …

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Sep 16

Cheap Heat

Really interesting methods of heating for cheap. By using stacked clay pots to create a sort of candle furnace and some really cheap window solar heaters you can bring in some heat to a room or camper or other small space very inexpensivly.The Skinny Witch shows and tells us how to create both of these …

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Aug 08

Simple Explanation of A Off Grid Solar Panel System

A simple explanation of a off grid solar panel system in easy words that the average person can understand will make it clearer and easier to understand. Things to be explained: GRID CONNECTED STAND ALONE SYSTEMS SOLAR PANELS MOUNTING SYSTEM INVERTER Visit us on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Google + or send an email to [email protected]

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Jul 22

How To Make Mason Jar Solar Lights

How To Make Mason Jar Solar Lights

This simple tutorial of how to make mason jar solar lights is a great way to use an off the grid lighting option in your everyday life creatively. Keep theses mason jar solar lights in a window sill during the day to keep charged to use during a sudden power outage, light up a pathway, …

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Mar 11

Use a Chest Freezer Instead Of a Fridge For Off Grid Solar Use

SSolar Energy Chest Freezer

See how you can use a chest freezer instead of a fridge by adding a temperature controller which will shut the freezer off when it hits a certain temp. Cuts the power usage to low enough that you can run the freezer from a single solar panel. Off Grid shares the information to get yours …

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Mar 11

DIY Solar Food Dehydrator

DIY Solar Dehydrator

Get free plans to build this diy solar food dehydrator and you can dry your fruits and veggies from the garden or from sales and put them up for winter. I have seen a lot of solar dehydrators but I really like this one from University Display Gardens. The plans are at the blue link …

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