Author Archives: Tim and Trudy

Bio Fuels: A Sustainable Solution?

Bio FuelsAs people have started looking towards alternative energy sources, bio-fuels have often come up as a solution.  So what exactly are bio-fuels? How do they differ from fossil fuels? How are they produced? And are they a sustainable solution to the world’s energy crisis?

As the name implies, bio-fuels are fuels derived from…

Iowa Family Enjoys Wind Power Home

As wind turbines become more and more popular on farmlands in Iowa, there is an increasing demand for people to have their own wind power home turbine. And this is what the Skadow family of Polk County successfully did.

Since the beginning of last year, the Skadow’s decided to go green and turn…

The Anatomy Of Home Wind Turbine Design

Home Wind Turbine

When you think of wind turbine design, you most probably picture those vast wind farms with massive turbines spinning in unison. But what if we told you that it is now possible to have your own scaled down wind turbine at home?  Impossible? Definitely not. Affordable? If you know…

6 Clear Benefits Of Power Off The Grid

Benefits Of Living Off The GridThe shortage of energy, the rapid depletion of non-renewable resources, the increasing need for a steady electricity supply, and the day-by-day alerts about the environment are enough warnings that it is time we make a change. So, what shall we do?

For a start, have you considered making…

Living Off Power Grid: Are You Enjoying It Yet?

Off Grid LivingMore and more people have started to realize that you can enjoy today’s luxuries and the independence of living off power grid at the same time.  Living off the power grid means being just that – off the grid.  No power lines, no electric bills, and no…



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