Alternative Energy

Going Solar – Choosing the Right Solar Power System for Off and On Grid Living

If there is a power source that is dependable and long lasting while simultaneously giving you a sense of gratification for being easy on the environment and ultimately your wallet in future, it is the sun. Going solar is not an easy decision to make what with all the myths and misconceptions surrounding the idea in general, yet it is an extremely satisfying choice that would certainly aid in times of power emergencies and natural and man-made disasters. Going solar is not restricted to countries and places with warmer climates. Even places up north receive enough sunlight for this technique to work well. If you have decided to take this all important step, then it is wise to keep beside you a list of common faux pas associated with this choice in order to transform this decision into an informed one.

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Alternative Energy

Off-Grid Solar Grill Can Store Energy & Cook at Night With Zero Electricity

This is a really cool invention that could revolutionize cooking around the world. It’s called this Wilson Solar Grill. This grill can not only cook your food when the sun is out, but it is able to harness the heat energy so you are able to cook food at night — long after the sun has gone down. The first question asked is obviously, how does this grill work? This solar grill utilizes a fresnel lens that heats Lithium Nitrate. According to Wikipedia, Lithium nitrate “is the lithium salt of nitric acid. It is made by reacting lithium carbonate or lithium hydroxide with nitric acid.”

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