Here’s what will happen if the power grid goes down (plus tips on how to survive)

When winter storm Uri devastated Texas four months ago, millions of residents were left without power, water and food for days. State power grid operators themselves admitted that the power grid was only minutes and seconds away from completely failing. If that had happened, residents would’ve had blackouts for months. The winter storm in Texas exposed … Continue reading Here’s what will happen if the power grid goes down (plus tips on how to survive)

Biden hands over control of America’s power grid to communist China

Hunter’s dad has already revoked an executive order signed by President Donald Trump that barred communist China and other hostile foreign entities from gaining access to America’s power grid. Deceptively named the “Executive Order on Protecting Public Health and the Environment and Restoring Science to Tackle the Climate Crisis,” Joe Biden’s order undoing Trump’s brings the United … Continue reading Biden hands over control of America’s power grid to communist China

Germany preparing for electricity rationing to stabilize green power grid

Germany is now looking to ration its electricity supply to stabilize its green power grid. The European country mulled over the measure amid looming blackouts due to its unstable energy supply. The country’s energy issues have also threatened the stability of the larger European Union grid. Germany once had one of the most stable and reliable power grids worldwide … Continue reading Germany preparing for electricity rationing to stabilize green power grid

Tips to prepare for a nationwide power grid failure

As a prepper, you need to be ready for different kinds of survival scenarios, such as a nationwide power grid failure. (h/t to ReadyNutrition.com) You can make necessary preparations so you can stay off the grid when SHTF. This way, you can avoid getting stuck in a community center with other families. While living off-grid isn’t exactly a … Continue reading Tips to prepare for a nationwide power grid failure

If green energy is so amazing, why is California’s power grid about to crater?

Promises of total independence from fossil fuel energy in the “green”-leaning Golden State are being broken, as grid operators throughout California are now having to ask customers to use as little energy as possible during peak hours in order to keep the electricity grid from completely collapsing. Reports indicate that, due to a persistent “heat dome” that’s … Continue reading If green energy is so amazing, why is California’s power grid about to crater?

This fascinating off-grid lamp is powered by photosynthesis

Dutch designer Ermi van Oers has created an off-grid lamp that uses a living plant to produce light. The device, dubbed “Living Light,” uses microorganisms of plant origin to convert the chemical energy that a plant naturally produces during photosynthesis into an electric current. The lamp is fully self-sufficient, meaning it doesn’t have to be plugged into … Continue reading This fascinating off-grid lamp is powered by photosynthesis

How to harness solar energy to power an off-grid air conditioner

You don’t have to sacrifice the comforts of a grid-tied home when you go off-grid. Thanks to recent advances in technology, you can now operate an air conditioner without relying on the power grid. Harnessing solar energy is one of the best ways to power an air conditioner. Here’s what you need to set up a solar power system in your … Continue reading How to harness solar energy to power an off-grid air conditioner

Tips for setting up an off-grid power system when SHTF

In times of social unrest or calamity, you can’t always rely on the power grid to provide you with electricity. Power outages can come without warning, leaving you feeling trapped and vulnerable in your own home. An off-grid electrical power system can augment your power supply when SHTF or allow you to go off the grid entirely. … Continue reading Tips for setting up an off-grid power system when SHTF

Self-sustainability and independence: A beginner’s guide to living off the grid

Going off-grid isn’t a decision preppers make lightly, especially since there are many factors to consider before you can be more self-sufficient. If living somewhere secluded is one of your goals as a prepper, read on to learn how to prep your own off-grid homestead. (h/t to LivingEtc.com) Living off-grid is an ideal lifestyle for preppers who … Continue reading Self-sustainability and independence: A beginner’s guide to living off the grid

Prepper must-haves: What to stock up on before a summer or winter power outage

Almost everything in a modern home requires electricity, like food prep, heating, entertainment and communication. Before SHTF and you lose power for a week or longer, make sure you have enough supplies for summer and winter. (h/t to FoodStorageMoms.com) What to stock up on for a winter power outage On a regular day, short-term power outages are … Continue reading Prepper must-haves: What to stock up on before a summer or winter power outage