Category Archive: Renewable Energy

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 Make Your Generator Quieter

How To Make Your Generator Quieter If you have just bought a generator for your home. It is a side valve engine that’s so common on lower priced units. And its too noisy for you or your neighbors.You are searching for a muffler that will quiet the generator, lawn mower, or engine exhaust down. Well …

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Off Grid – What You Need To Know About Wind Turbines

Off Grid – What You Need To Know About Wind Turbines Make sure you like Living green and frugally on Facebook  to be updated every time we find a tutorial for innovative ways you can become self-sufficient on a budget. For most people, paying utility bills is a tiresome and frustrating task. What if there …

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Off Grid Living – Micro-Hydro Water Turbine

Off Grid Living – Micro-Hydro Water Turbine Make sure you like Living green and frugally on Facebook  to be updated every time we find a tutorial for innovative ways you can become self-sufficient on a budget. Micro hydro is a type of hydroelectric power that typically produce up to 100 kW of electricity using the natural …

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How To Build A Solar Generator

How To Build A Solar Generator [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] To most of us, solar power still seems like a thing of the future. Yeah, we know some people live off the grid with them, and some folks can afford to line …

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How to Convert a Windmill Into a Wind Generator

How to Convert a Windmill Into a Wind Generator So how do wind turbines make electricity? Simply stated, a wind turbine works the opposite of a fan. Instead of using electricity to make wind, like a fan, wind turbines use wind to make electricity. The wind turns the blades, which spin a shaft, which connects …

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