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Saturday, September 26, 2015

Living Off-the-Grid

A Random Story on Off-the-Grid living


Off-the-Grid Lifestyle. (Photo Credits)

The idea of “Living Off the Grid” is attracting a number of families and individuals.

This is the reason why more and more inventions are being introduced to help enable this type of lifestyle.

For instance, this eco capsule featured over at website, can help a small family live off the grid. Electrical Association  

“Small, sleek, and shaped like an egg – the Ecocapsule is the latest in tiny home living from Bratislava-based architectural studio, Nice Architects. Powered by a retractable wind turbine and solar panels, the Ecocapsule allows for two people to enjoy complete off-the-grid living for up to a year. It’s no bijou living – the Ecocapsule can comfortably house two people in its 8 square meters (86 square feet) of well-designed space.”

Check out the capsule here.

Penalized for the lifestyle

ElectricianA woman however who was trying to be independent of traditional utilities however complains of being penalized for the lifestyle she chose as reported by the website

“If they can’t sell you water and electricity, they can’t control you, and that’s what they’re afraid of! Ape Coral resident Robin Speronis figured out how to do it more than a year and a half ago and says; ‘I’m choosing to live without being dependent on the system.’”

Read the rest of the article here.

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The same story was carried by the website as it shared the story about a court ruling that states off-the-grid living is illegal.

“The city’s argument is that the International Property Maintenance Code was “violated” by her reliance on rain water rather than paying the city for water. The IPMC also would make it a crime for her to use solar panels instead of being tied into the electric grid.”

Read the rest of the article here.

Does the thought of living off the grid appeal to you?

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