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Vodafone African off-grid tests

00   Vodafone is set to announce it will build one of Africa’s greenest commercial buildings as a base for testing new ways of using renewable energy across its global network. Based in Midrand, South Africa, the innovation centre will examine … Continued

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The new Gypsies

Book review of photo collection of intimate portraits of the horsedrawn people of the UK

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Looking for other to start a new community

00   [before_listing id=359 images=http://www.off-grid.net/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/7c43f9cfa874c841fa46049ca7f0b476.jpg youtube=null] My husband I are ready to escape. Want to live off the land with like-minded folks and families. Don’t have experience but eager and excited to learn. We want the best life for our son … Continued

Off-grid villa Mallorca

[before_listing id=289 images= youtube=null] Ca na Bassera, pretty villa for sale, completely off-grid: solar power, industrial sized generator, water well, rainwater tank and black water tanks. 4 beds, 2 baths, pool, barbecue terrace. Top comfort, not far from Alcudia town. … Continued

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Alberta power cos in “death spiral”

00    A vast bill for new electricity infrastructure will be paid for by Alberta consumers because industry will simply generate its own electricity rather than have its profits gouged by the power companies. Two associations that represent big industrial … Continued

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DIY rocket stove

+9-9    I like rocket stoves, these are usually small, usually portable, mini-cooking-heating devices that are very efficient. You can use twigs instead of larger pieces of wood, these tend to be safer since you aren’t using a lot of … Continued