Tag Archives: off-grid

Katlupe Reports on The Effectiveness of Their Solar Refrigerator

SunDanzer’s DC refrigerator, referred to as a solar refrigerator, has been working great for us. Through out the whole winter, I haven’t heard the motor run once. Yes, that’s the truth. No turning on and off like conventional refrigerators… Continues…” – katlupe

Frugal & Practical Off-Grid System for a Small Log Cabin

A full description of a low cost solar powered 12 volt LED lighting system at a back-country cabin.” – TheNorthwoodsman1 via: Solar System for a Small Log Cabin.wmv – YouTube.

Off-Grid Tiny House Made From Reclaimed Wood

This tiny house is 100% solar-powered, coming from two 225[watt] panels that sit on top of the porch awning, and six Trojan T-105 batteries. It uses AC and DC lighting, and the water heater, fridge, and RV water pump are on DC.” – Greg Read and see more of this Tiny House Made From Reclaimed Wood…

Hunter X6 – Extreme Off-Grid Mobile Tiny House

Meet the Mercedes Hunter X6, a custom-built rugged off-roading vehicle that can handle almost anything the elements (or zombies) will dish out.” – Solar Burrito Off Grid Cabin Blog Read and see more of this Luxury X6 Hunter 6×6 Doomsday Vehicle

Brett’s Off-Grid Tiny House

At 15 Square meters and completely off-grid, Brett Sutherland has constructed a true, tiny house treasure. Packed with unique, space saving design elements, Brett has created a fantastic space to both live and work. Perhaps best of all, this was all achieved on a budget of NZ$21,000. The Tiny House was constructed on his parents property, […]

200 Square Foot Off-Grid Cabin in Tahoe

Hannah grew up in a home her parents built (her father is a boat builder), so it was only natural for her to follow in their footsteps. Tim, on the other hand, has never built anything but fires. With that in mind, Tim and Hannah started out with 20 acres of land and no blueprints, […]

Rob’s Studio Trucks in Australia

My mission is to: produce and sell “green”, small, delightful, affordable, portable living spaces. I also call them green grannies or environmental granny flats and build them with natural materials instead of the aluminum and foam sandwich panel containers that currently exist.” – Rob at Studio Trucks See all Rob’s trucks on Flickr…

10 Tiny Homes for Wisconsin Homeless

If we raise $50,000 we can build 10 homes for people currently experiencing homelessness.  These homes can be plugged in to the grid, have solar power for lights and small appliances.  They have a composting toilet, an internal water system for washing hands or brushing teeth as well as a vented propane heater and substantial […]

Shari’s House

Here’s another mystery tiny house from Flickr. It looks like they used a lot of reclaimed and found material like the old doors & windows, and variety of siding. Another notable feature is that it sits high above the ground on a steep slope… which must have needed some extra attention to build on that […]

Atypical Off-Grid Shipping Container Micro Home

This Solar Energy Pod designed by Michael Miller, architect, will be fitted with a bathroom and kitchen and will plug in to a standard RV outlet, but will generate enough electricity to provide for all of it’s own needs including air conditioning. A similar model is being made into a drive up restaurant with batteries […]

%d bloggers like this: