Alternative Energy

The SALt Lamp Runs 8 Hours on 1 Glass of Saltwater & Charges Your USB Devices

This amazing little lamp runs entirely on saltwater! It’s called the SALt Lamp and it was founded by a company located in the Philippines. This nifty invention can run for 8 hours on just 1 glass of water and 2 tablespoons of salt. That’s all you need!

The SALt lamp does not use any complicated technology or harsh toxic chemicals either. Just simply add the water and salt and you’re good to go. The company’s website (at http://www.salt.ph/) states that the SALt Lamp can also run on pure seawater! This would place this new technology in a position to really scale and, perhaps some day soon, power small towns or cities, especially in the coastal regions where saltwater is prominent.

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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

Propane Gas Uses for Off-The-Grid Homes & Survival

When you are surviving off-the-grid there will be many problems you need to solve and interestingly enough, propane may be your solution for many of them.

Propane is a viable energy source used by many people living off-the-grid. This form of gas is typically stored in stand alone tanks on your property, which can either be buried or above ground. You pump the propane into your house and only use what you need.

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Alternative Energy

Orange Chill ‘N’ Charge Tent Concept is Turning Heads

Having gadgets while camping is not for everyone, as being without such gadgets is the whole point of “getting away” to the woods, by a river, or wherever your camping adventures take you. But for the more nerdy campers or long-term camping expeditions, I’ll have to admit that this solar-powered camping tent is probably one of the coolest I’ve seen to date.

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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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