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How to Size an Off-Grid Solar System

Renewable energy sources like solar and wind are ideal for powering equipment in remote locations. In this article, we’ll outline a step-by-step process for sizing an off-grid solar system so you can generate electricity even when you’re miles from the nearest power line. These types of systems power off-grid homes, as well as a variety … Continued

Going Off-Grid? Please Don’t Make the Same Battery Mistake I Did.

I have always been interested in renewable energy, but when I moved into my grandma’s old cabin in Mendocino, CA, it was the last thing on my mind. Yes, with the cabin came a small off-grid solar setup, but I was more concerned with abstract concepts like “peace” and “beauty.” So at first, I was … Continued

SolarTech TV: How to Program Your Power Center

SolarTech TV is back, ya’ll! If you missed Josh the Tech Guy’s how-tos that make some of the most complex solar tech look easy, you’re in luck! Making complex tech look simple is his specialty: if you call in for our solar tech support, it’s Josh you’re going to be talking to. And if you’ve talked … Continued

Essay: This Off-Grid American Life

By Wil Burlin, Off-Grid Specialist Wholesale Solar When I first moved off the grid it was because we bought property where there were no power lines yet. I didn’t know what I was getting into. I also didn’t know that I was about to go on the biggest adventure of my life. Or that I … Continued

Tiny House Movement Gains Momentum in United States

There is a housing trend emerging throughout the country based on people building or buying tiny homes. This tiny-living trend is a social movement where people are downsizing to focus on smaller spaces and simplified living. Tiny Houses come in all shapes, sizes and forms, and the typical small or tiny house is around 100-400 … Continued