This is the first post in a series of how to live off the electrical grid. In the series I will answer the following questions:

  • how to make electric energy from various sources (photovoltaics, wind turbines, internal combustion engines, fuel cells, etc.),
  • how to store electricity to use it later,
  • how to save electricity, in order to reduce the home energy usage and reduce your off-grid power plant operating and investment cost.

As I mentioned before, we are addicted to electricity as it’s the easiest way of supplying energy to different home appliances. (more…)