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Big ideas on the move

00   Gaining access to off grid and green energy ideas couldn’t get any easier; the Green Energy Machine (GEM), from the National Energy Foundation will come to you. Designed to raise awareness through schools, fairs and exhibitions, it carries information … Continued

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Sweden leads the Bioenergy way…

00   World Bioenergy 2006, Conference & Exhibition for Energy, J?nk?ping, Sweden 30 May – 1 June 2006 Those looking for a green solution to the fossil fuel crisis should turn their attention to the rapidly growing field of Biomass. Biomass … Continued

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All White Now

00    Zero Impact, Absolute Exclusivity sounds almost too good to be true, but the opening this winter of the Whitepod alpine retreat seems to deliver. Travelers keen to experience the fragile and breathtaking environment of the Swiss Alps wilderness, … Continued

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Against the tide and on the grid

00   While hundreds of homes are kicking out utility companies, and providing their own power, a Suffolk couple finally had an electricity supply connected to their home yesterday – after 37 years. Pat Payne, 74, and wife Margaret, 72, raised … Continued

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Drive for free, on Used Veggie Oil

00   Christian drives for free, in his 1980 Mercedes Benz 300 TD. This diesel wagon was converted to run on vegetable oil, and is powered with the recycled waste oil that the restaurants pay to have landfilled. It burns clean, … Continued

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Off-grid living made easy

00   We will bring you details of job opportunities and advice on every area of off-grid living as well as off-grid books like this one: Eating Off the Grid: Storing & Cooking Food Without Electricity: 1

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7 steps to a successful self-build home

00   Don’t let anyone tell you that building a house is easy, whether you are off-grid or not. You must surround yourself with the right experts, get the best advice and take it slowly. All about Self-build by Robert Matthews … Continued

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Help and advice to get started

00   Professional help is available whether what you need is advice on which solar panels to buy, or how to build the most eco-friendly and efficient house. Drawing of eco house by Ecoarc