10 shortages that are getting worse

The global supply chain is in complete tatters. Tens of thousands of items and services are in short supply or can’t be found at all. This is leading to higher prices, a/k/a cost-push inflation, and a general decrease in the purchasing power of all fiat currencies, be it the US Dollar, the Japanese Yen or … Continue reading 10 shortages that are getting worse

LIGHTS OUT: 20 Things you need to do during a power outage

  It’s important to prepare everything you need before a power outage because when the lights go out, you might get disoriented and your family might panic. Stay calm, get everyone some flashlights and listen to the news if you experience a blackout in your neighborhood. (h/t to FoodStorageMoms.com) Keep the lights on: Prep before SHTF Here … Continue reading LIGHTS OUT: 20 Things you need to do during a power outage

Germany’s energy collapse hastens as major power plant runs out of hard coal because country depends largely on Russian gas and good weather for power

There is no question that Germany is a European economic powerhouse and that Germans generally are innovators, but because they are increasingly being governed by leftists who are members in good standing in the ‘Church of Climate Change,’ the country has staked its power future on all the wrong things. For one, Germany — against the advice of former … Continue reading Germany’s energy collapse hastens as major power plant runs out of hard coal because country depends largely on Russian gas and good weather for power

The Chinese energy crisis is spilling over into Europe: Is the U.S. next?

Brits are reportedly panic buying gasoline due to an ongoing energy crisis that is spilling out of China into Europe – and from there into the United States, potentially. As natural gas prices in Europe and Asia soar, protests are breaking out all over the place. The story is that India and China are both seeing shortages of coal, … Continue reading The Chinese energy crisis is spilling over into Europe: Is the U.S. next?

Prepping 101: What to expect when the power goes out

  A power outage may not seem so bad, especially if you’re a prepper with a survival stockpile that’s full of supplies for your whole family. But what if the power outage lasts for a week or more? To make sure you’re not caught completely by of guard, follow the tips below to survive a long-term power outage. (h/t to AskAPrepper.com) … Continue reading Prepping 101: What to expect when the power goes out

Power shortages in China may cause world food and commodities prices to surge

China is looking at a difficult harvest season as a severe energy crunch hurts the outlook for production — a development that can trigger another surge in food prices. The autumn harvest in China is underway, but with power shortages in industrial hubs, authorities see slow processing growth. This is especially true in the northeastern provinces of Jilin, Liaoning … Continue reading Power shortages in China may cause world food and commodities prices to surge

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

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

NextEra will use solar power to produce green hydrogen

NextEra Energy will use solar power from its principal subsidiary Florida Power & Light Co. (FPL) to produce green hydrogen through a 20-megawatt electrolysis system. The hydrogen will then be used to replace some of the natural gas burned at FPL’s Okeechobee Clean Energy Center in Florida. Unlike blue hydrogen, which is created from fossil fuel sources, … Continue reading NextEra will use solar power to produce green hydrogen

EMP survival: 4 Ways to protect your home from an EMP attack

An electromagnetic pulse (EMP) is an intense burst of electromagnetic energy that can shut down the power grid and disrupt electronics. It occurs naturally such as during solar storms but can also be generated artificially using nuclear weapons. A man-made EMP can easily push modern societies dependent on the power grid to the brink of collapse. For example, a successful EMP … Continue reading EMP survival: 4 Ways to protect your home from an EMP attack