Monthly Archives: June 2017

HOW TO INSTALL SOLAR PANELS DIY ARRAY ENPHASE MICROINVERTERS 1.47 KW SYSTEM TIME LAPSE

I explain how much this system cost and I go over the site plan and electrical diagram in this link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TFwdY0wiBGA Keep in mind the $3719 price doesn’t consider the federal or state tax incentives, which would lower it significantly. I’ve also modified this system to deal with an addition… Read More

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11 Years Living Off-Grid in an Earthship Style House

Hélène Dubé and her partner Alain Neveu from Es-Cargo (http://www.es-cargo.qc.ca/) have lived off-grid in Quebec, Canada for 11 years in a self-built earthship style home made of recycled tires filled with earth and large south-facing windows. *** Hélène is giving a workshop on April 1st if you want to check… Read More

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Homemade Solar Panels, 10 Useful Tips For Building High Efficiency Panels – The Power is in the Cell

Homemade Solar Panels, 10 Useful Tips For Building High Efficiency Panels – The Power is in the Cell

Homemade solar panels can be made in any size with relative ease and little expense by following some simple directions. There are several steps, but the actual work is quite simple.  A solar panel is nothing more than a shallow box that holds individual solar cells linked together into an… Read More

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Cheap & easy DIY home solar power system – cost, parts, where to buy.

In this video I show you a DIY solar system that can be installed with little effort. Produces enough power to run a couple large appliances and for half the price you would pay a contractor to install. List of part numbers & prices used in this installation: IM2000 –… Read More

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Living With The Land | Part 1 | Forest Gardening

Tim Smit introduces Forest Gardening and we meet Martin Crawford and take a tour of his unique Forest Garden, full of unusual foods, fibres and medicinal plants and demonstrating a low intervention, natural way of growing. Centred around a key interview with Martin the film uses drone shots for never… Read More

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