Ever since I became aware of the need to be prepared for a disruption of life as we know it, I’ve been drawn to solar power. I’ve been impressed with solar power since the first time I saw a solar powered calculator many, many years ago. A tiny photovoltaic chip generated enough energy from ambient light to run a calculator. How cool is that? >>Learn more.
If the electrical grid goes down, most of us will lose the heat in our homes. If you’re in a northern climate, that’s significant. Not to mention unpleasant. This article explores approaches to heating your home when there’s no electricity. >>Learn more.