Every day we rely on electrical energy in every aspect of our lives, be it for cooling, heating, lighting and much more. Most of the energy we consume is derived from fossil fuels such as oil, natural gas, and coal. It is then transmitted to us through the utility grid – assuming we live on it.
However, owners of homes that are off the grid have to explore other ways of powering all of the convenience we’ve become accustomed to. The answer to living off the grid is by embracing alternative sources of energy such as solar power, wind power, hydropower, and geothermal among others.… Read the rest