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Never a better time to unplug in South Africa

Soaring utility costs and power blackouts are pushing more and more South African homeowners to find new ways of living. Warnings earlier this month that power utilities would be implementing rolling blackouts in light of collapsed coal storage depots prompted … Continued

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We were an island

Art and Nan Kellam bought an uninhabited island off the coast of Maine in 1949 and lived there for more than 35 years, content with little more than each other’s company. They had no electricity or running water, and heated … Continued

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Res Publica publishes our call for off-grid UK villages

Res Publica, a London Think Tank for “Radical Traditionalists” has published Nick Rosen’s call for off-grid settlements in the UK. The Disraeli Room is ResPublica’s blog, where experts, fellows and friends of all political stripes from the worlds of policy … Continued

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How to have your own spring-water

Thomas Lawrence has his own off-grid place – here is what he learned about securing his own water source. From the moment I became interested in the self-sufficient life style, always wanted to have a source of water around my … Continued

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Nick Rosen on CNN

Off-Grid founder Nick Rosen is interviewed on CNN today. The article puts Off-Grid living into the context of Copenhagen.  In the interview given at the start of the climate talks, Rosen dismissed the whole process,saying it had no chance of … Continued