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Deal of the Week

AspectSolar - Deal of the Week

AspectSolar - Special Savings

Reliable portable solar systems
Friday, June 5, 2015, 7:58 PM

5% Special Discount for PeakProsperity.com Readers

We are pleased to announce that PrepareDirect is offering PeakProsperity.com members an exclusive discount of 5% off Aspect Solar hardware and accessories. » Read more

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How Solar Rooftop Installations Can Protect America's Energy Security

How Solar Rooftop Installations Can Protect America's Energy Security

Save energy. Create jobs. Protect from 'grid-down' threat. Just don't hold your breath...

Daily Prep

Building a Fresnel Solar Cooker

Simple Solar DIY
Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 5:23 PM

An awesome tutorial on how to build a high powered solar cooker using a Fresnel Lens.  Time to find an old rear projection TV on Craiglist. 

http://graywolfsurvival.com/84068/solar-diy-building-fresnel-solar-cooker/

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How To Construct A Simple Solar-Powered Water Heater

How To Construct A Simple Solar-Powered Water Heater

A how-to guide for inexpensive construction

What Should I Do?

Build a Solar-Powered Water Heater

Solar water heater using a thermosiphon loop
Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 5:18 PM

This is a very simple design for a batch-type solar water heater that uses a thermosiphon loop to move water between a solar thermal collector and a storage barrel. While it’s not the most efficient method for solar water heating and works rather slowly, it effectively demonstrates the operation of a thermosiphon and its connection to hot water storage.

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Peak Prosperity

Energy Economics - Crash Course Chapter 19

THE reason why growth will be more scarce in the future
Friday, October 24, 2014, 7:45 PM

The central point to this latest video is this: as we’ve shown in previous chapters of the Crash Course, our global economy depends on continual growth to function. And not just any kind of growth; but exponential growth.

But in order to grow, it must receive an ever-increasing input supply of affordable energy and resources from the natural world. What I’m about to show you is a preponderance of data that indicates those inputs will just not be there in the volumes needed to supply the growth that the world economy is counting on. » Read more

Daily Prep

Solar Water Heating Basics

Learn the ins and outs of solar water heating
Monday, September 8, 2014, 7:35 PM

A great summary article and information to get you thinking about and installing a solar hot water system.

http://commonsensehome.com/solar-water-heating/

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No Solar Roadways Anytime Soon

Sadly, bad science & scant common sense
Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 11:54 AM

Recently, the idea of creating 'solar roadways' s is sweeping across the social media universe. A lot of emails are hitting my inbox as people want to know what I think of this marvelous idea.

Sadly, the concept as pitched is awful. » Read more

Deal of the Week

Solar Joos Orange Portable Solar Battery & Charger

Solar Joos Orange Portable Solar Battery & Charger

Special bonus with every order
Monday, May 26, 2014, 1:52 PM

Special Bonus for PeakProsperity.com Readers

We are pleased to announce that PrepareDirect is offering PeakProsperity.com members a special bonus with each Solar Joos Orange Portable Solar Battery & Charger ordered - A bonus reflector kit - a $24.95 value. This reflector can improve charge times up to 40%! The perfect add-on to this simple solar charger system. » Read more

Deal of the Week

Building Resiliency with GoalZero

GoalZero Solar Power Kits

Building Resiliency with GoalZero
Thursday, January 9, 2014, 8:51 PM

We are pleased to announce that PrepareDirect is offering PeakProsperity.com readers a special discount of 5% off all GoalZero Kits and Components.

GoalZero offers portable, expandable, and affordable backup and off-grid power solutions for lighting, communications and small 12V coolers. It's also great for powering smaller electronic devices when traveling, camping and backpacking. The GoalZero product line offers entry-level resilience building opportunities for your backup power needs.

Read the WSID article by Peak Prosperity member Aaron Moyer on how he utilizes Goal Zero to build resiliency into his homestead: Building Resiliency with GoalZero

Specifically, PrepareDirect is offering us:

  • A 5% additional discount on all GoalZero Power Products and Kits
  • Free shipping on orders $99 or more

Click here to take advantage of this offer and use Coupon Code: PEAKGOAL5, exclusive to PeakProsperity.com readers. Offer will be valid through the month of January 31, 2014.

Click here to take advantage of this offer and use Coupon Code: PEAKGOAL5, exclusive to PeakProsperity.com readers. Offer will be valid through the month of January 31, 2014. » Read more