Why Off-Grid Power Systems?

Why Off-Grid Power Systems?

One of the most important factors that has encouraged dependence in our society is drum-roll... Electricity. Before everyone started using it, people were much less reliant on “the system”. However, in it's favor, life sure has gotten a lot easier! Just think for a...

Washing Machines Using Off Grid Power

When you move off the grid, you naturally want to have appliances that will use the least amount of power, get the job done, do it well, and be durable. This is the same for a washing machine. You want one that will use the least amount of electricity, use the least...

Poor Man's Efficient Refrigerator

In years past, almost all conventional refrigerators and freezers were so inefficient as to render them useless to folks living off the grid.  This meant the only options were rather expensive DC units (such as Sunfrost).  While these models are super...

Renewable Energy Systems Overview

In this article, we are going to give you an overview of the different components of a renewable energy power system. So to start, lets look at power: In your home, right now, you have electrical outlets which power your appliances with 120 volts AC (alternating...

Renewable Energy Definitions

Feeling overwhelmed with all this new terminology relating to power systems? Watts... kW, Volts, Amps... it's enough to make your head spin! Well, if that describes you - don't worry! Here is a quick, laymen - terms definitions. Watts Used to measure the amount of...