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Words of Wisdom: “It is cheaper and easier to use less power than it is to make more power.” – highdesertranger1)

principles for living off the power grid cheaply


reduce your power requirements

Small power setups are inexpensive, simple, and forgiving. Large power setups are expensive, complex, and unforgiving.

People who are tied to one places that requires A/C, or who require powerhungry appliances may be better off renting an RV spot monthly and just plugging in with an extension cord. One could live in a monthly rate campsite for 6.5 months (full hookups) for the money it would take to set up solar to run A/C.

timeshift loads

run slim reserves


use inexpensive components

opinion/frater_secessus/cheap_offgrid_power.txt · Last modified: 2022/01/28 20:49 by frater_secessus