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Solar Power House – How to Live Off Grid

Off-Grid Solar Power House

Off-Grid Solar Power House

Going green and off grid with a solar power house is easier than it sounds. Simply go with solar power for houses and then you are able to live without electricity from an utility. Deciding to have solar power for house supplies many advantages, and many are choosing this option. In fact, better than 200,000 homes are now off grid within the United States, and this figure is only continuing to get larger.

There are numerous benefits to residing in solar power homes. Being connected to the grid is not an environmental gift. Sometimes the grid can black out, leaving you with no power. When you have house solar panels you don’t have to worry about this occurring to you. Of course there is the added benefit of doing your part for the environment through sustainable building and often you can save money in the long run.

If you’re interested in solar power and going off-grid with a solar powered home, an important step to take is to figure out how much energy is needed to keep your home running. Find out whether solar power is feasible in your area. After you answer these solar power house questions, you can start checking out solar technology systems that will provide your home with the solar renewable power you want.

Many people realize the alternative energy needed is not as much as they use now. If you are going to go with a renewable energies house cutting back on energy use will probably be required. It’s not a big deal, and just means that you should shut off lights when leaving a room, turn off television when no one is watching etc.

Green energy resources enthusiasts report that they love being off grid. They know they are using renewable energy sources that is clean and great for the environment. This allows you to have the feeling of freedom that you can embrace.

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3 comments to Solar Power House – How to Live Off Grid

  • Hi, just ran across your blog and it’s great. Hey… do you have any articles on using a wind turbine to ‘go off grid’ ?

    I’m researching it and it seems the utility companies are doing every thing they can to retard the idea of selling the power YOU generate back to the grid.

    They seem to be enlisting the support of local officials to prevent licenses from being granted for power other than what they make money on… the switching apparatus that ties power YOU generate back into the grid is so costly and the local governments are at best not helping and at worst in kahoots with the utility company (probably via campaign contributions to county officials and delegates)

    Got any articles on or info on or annectdotes of people getting ’static’ re: selling power back to the grid?

    Your post here gives me ideas for selling the wind turbine I’m promoting… screw the grid, make your own power.

    I’m pitching small wind turbines to trailer park owners in West Virginia so they can sell the power they generate to their tenants- all that money is now going out the door to the utility company

  • Solar Power Business

    Thank you very much for given article on this great topic…….

  • Mike

    Hi David,

    Thanks for your comments. Try contacting folks mentioned in this article re: selling power back to grid. http://www.businessweek.com/smallbiz/content/jul2006/sb20060706_167332.htm?campaign_id=search

    They might be able to help. Keep us posted here on your work on selling wind turbines!

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