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Off-Grid Living

How Much Does Off-Grid Energy Actually Cost? The answer is…well, there isn’t one. The amount you will pay to ditch public utilities for off-grid energy is based on a ton of variables. Although it may be a difficult question to answer, let’s take a look at some of the basic cost considerations of off-grid living. [...]

We often hear about people going “off-grid.”  What does that mean exactly?  In fact, what grid are we even talking about? The grid originally referred to the power grid.  During the late 19th century, power systems were extremely localized.  A generator might be connected to a few hundred lamps within a neighborhood. As these localized [...]