Category Archive: Renewable Energy

Off Grid Wind-Powered Water Pump

DIY Wind-Powered Water Pump Wind pumps have been used to pump water since at least the 9th century. You’ve finally moved out onto your own piece of land. The only trouble is you’ve got a source of water anywhere from 50 to 250 feet beneath your boots but no easy or affordable way to get that …

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Build A Solar Heater Out Of Pop-Cans

How To Build DIY Solar Panels with Pop-Cans Building your own DIY solar heater isn’t as hard as it seems… with this ingenious method detailed by DR Drashco over at Freeonplate.com anyone can by using empty soda cans! Solar system solution shown on the can solar website served as inspiration to build “home-made” efficient diy solar …

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Home Made Vertical Axis Wind Turbine

DIY PVC Vertical Axis Wind Turbine This project shows us how you can build a small DIY Vertical Axis Wind Turbine, We are not expecting to get much over 50 watts of production, though it would be fairly simple to double the size of the blade area to increase power. This DIY Vertical Axis Wind …

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How To Convert an Old Washing Machine Into a Water Powered Generator

How To Convert an Old Washing Machine Into a Water Powered Generator  This generator can be a powerful back up to your solar or wind turbine generators. This could even work with a small volume of water if a dam is built. This is a great step by step guide showing how to convert a smart drive …

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How To Pump water with no electricity, no gasoline, just gravity

How To Pump water with no electricity, no gasoline, just gravity This is a great project and personally i think this  would make a great addition to anyone’s homestead (well if you live near a stream or river that is)… If you are still  a little bit confused as to what this does, ill try …

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3 Types of Home Solar Power and How to Mount Your Solar Panels

3 Types of Home Solar Power and How to Mount Your Solar Panels [important]Make sure you like living green and frugally on Facebook and follow us on Pinterest to be updated every time we find a great tutorial[/important] The three types of home solar power projects are grid connected with no batteries, grid connected with battery backup and off grid. …

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