You live in an area where it's too expensive to connect to the national electricity grid. You have to use paraffin lamps for light at night, and anything that needs electricity is useless. Or, you just opt to get out of the national grid and rather do things for yourself. I have done some research on this, and this is what I found. It is possible to live off the national grid even though you are Power Pedestal able to use their services. There are one or both ways to do this. Solar power is the most obvious choice, especially if you live in an area where you have sunshine most of the year. I'm sure that most people are familiar of this, but does it work?

They say it's too expensive to install, and people just don't trust something as strange as this. Yet, in this day of where you have blackouts so often that the national grid is not dependable. So, it's time to look at alternative methods. There are companies who will advise you and install it for you. Granted, it is expensive, but consider the benefits of it. Free electricity, no blackouts, within a year, it would pay for itself. Then, you can look at wind driven electricity. What you do is, find a small generator that is big enough to charge a battery. Build a pedestal, at least three metres high, and drill four holes at the top. Using your creativity, make an aeroplane big enough to situate the generator at the front to use as a propeller. Also, make the pedestal in such a way so that it can turn completely around by using bearings.

The aeroplane will automatically face towards the wind, the propeller will spin, and therefore the generator will charge the battery. The cable running from the generator, running down the pedestal with crocodile clamps at the end, connect it to the battery. Then you can connect the battery to your distribution board of the electricity supply, and you have free electricity. I don't think it's all that easy, I haven't researched that part where you connect the generator to your power supply, but that should be easy enough. There are lots of places to research that topic, so, happy surfing. Of course, if you are going to use a generator, make sure that you live in a windy area; otherwise it's not going to be of much use. You can use both the generator and solar power to complement each other. If the one is down, then you can use the other. Well, this is how I would do this. But seeing as I don't have a house of my own, nor have I the inclination to buy a house seeing as I'm all alone in this wide world, but I definitely would do it this way.

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