How many Preppers in Terre Haute know about solar power? You know, harnessing the power of the sun and turning it into useable electrically. The idea of using solar power sound great, to any die hard prepper and rightfully should. What better way to ensure having electricity then to use a source that will continue even if the grid went down.
How great is the idea of harnessing the power of the sun to power every thing from radios to water pumps to the freezers that will keep our food fresh during hard times?
Well, the idea isnt as far fetched as many may think. There are many books on the subject and everything a prepper could need in their installation of such a solar device. I found three great book that would assist anyone novice or seasoned.
1. Solar electricity handbook
2. Power of the sun
3. The complete idiots guild to solar power for your home
Think the idea of solar power is too expensive? How important is electricity to you and your family?Believe it or not, solar power has become far less expensive over the last several years and is probably within reach by most americas.On top of that, most die hard preppers consider the importance of preparing ,and simply the cost of gaining it.
Here are a few examples of the cost of having solar power at your finger tips. Simply click the links to be taking to each product.
1.Sunforce 50048 60-Watt Solar Charging Kit
2.Sunforce 39810 80-Watt High-Efficiency Polycrystalline Solar Panel with Sharp Module
3.Go Power! GP-RV-95 95-Watt Solar Kit with 25 Amp Digital Regulator
Creating a home that will still have the benifit of electricity while a grid down situation is not impossible for any family as one can see. It simply depends on the importance level we each have for the resource.
I would urge everyone that is preparing for the future to consider solar power for your electric needs. I think the price will be far worth it in the end.