by SPY_VONDEGA on JULY 1, 2012 - 8 Comments in EVENTS
*Author of HOW TO LIVE OFF-GRID launches plan to build homes for less than £50,000 ($80,000).
*They consume 25% of average energy and water
*Using the new Localism Act to create a proof of concept
Off-grid settlements – historically a fringe interest in the UK, although they have a long history in other countries, including the US – offer an important new alternative — important because they help solve three problems:
– Cheap housing – how to enable it
– Energy security – how to improve it
– Rural regeneration – how to kickstart it (more…)