Using an automotive alternator to construct a wind-powered electrical generator can reduce or eliminate dependency on "grid" power, even if the wind turbine is only used for lighting or recharging batteries. The average backyard engineer can construct a w
Solar Heater Diagram - The Trombe Wall. How to build one at Mother Earth News
I would never have imagined installing my Solar Panels on a Pergola instead of my roof but I love the idea! It would provide shade, and power all at once. I really enjoyed this slide-show about how to choose the right Solar Panels for your home set-up, if you are as into Solar power as I am you should check it out!
Homestead Water Sources and Options - Modern Homesteading
For the home, solar power is the most accessible and sustainable renewable energy source available and much less noisy than a wind turbine. Of course, there are pros and cons of installing a solar power system in your home, some of which are further expla