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Portable solar panels and charger

Hi all, I'm not sure this is the best group for this post, but here goes. I am wondering if anyone has found a suitable combination of portable solar panels and charger for charging RCR123 batteries. Any advice would be appreciated. ...

Discussion - NickAdams10 - Jul 21 2018 - 8:51pm - 3 comments - 0 attachments

Help People Conserve Energy in their Homes- Become a HERS Rater!

Build resilience in your own life by diversifying your income streams and help others build resilience in their lives by conserving energy in their homes. If you are looking for a new career and thinking about how set up your life with more authenticity ...

Event - yagasjai - Jul 31 2017 - 6:21am - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Brown County Prosperity Group

We wish to connect to those who are concerned with the detrimental changes taking place in society. We are not religious wild eyed conspiracy theorists but we do believe there is a massive conspiracy for control taking place in every area of society. It ...

Group - FatherofThunder... - Sep 20 2016 - 4:00pm - 0 comments

4 Tips for Prepping Your Apartment (and Wallet) for a Scorching Summer

Grab your portable fans and sunscreen. 2016 is on track to incinerate your idea of a typical summer. Because of  warming waters  in the Pacific, we can all expect higher-than-normal temperatures and a coinciding increase in cooling costs. For ...

Discussion - David Adams - Jul 28 2016 - 10:55am - 5 comments - 0 attachments

Geoff Lawton's 2015 Online Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) Course

I am currently in my second week of taking Geoff Lawton's online PDC, and it is literally blowing my mind so far.  This is not my first exposure to a PDC -- I took an on-site one locally in 2012, and it was definitely a valuable experience.  But ...

Discussion - Christopher H - Feb 18 2015 - 10:26am - 11 comments - 0 attachments

Expats and the Uprooted

This group is for the uprooted, the expatriots, the unemployed, single or homeless and for those who would help us in our efforts to become resilient. All of us will have to face the realities of failing markets at the same time, but we are not all ...

Group - Pinkie B - Dec 28 2014 - 11:17pm - 0 comments

Hi Kathy! Michigan is quiet! It's you and me!

Any specific discussions you'd like to see open up for Michiganders? Excited to see who will find/join us! What are your preparedness priorities? Our family has focused on the basics -- alternate location with shelter, food, sustainable future ...

Discussion - Jodi Stanley - Jun 30 2014 - 7:35pm - 18 comments - 0 attachments

Japan Resiliency

To connect with like minded people and share ideas about our common goals and problems specific to Japan and Asia (Asia, community, energy efficiency, gardening, food ...

Group - Abenomics - Apr 3 2016 - 6:09am - 0 comments

Solar Power Cooperatives

As I wrote in a post in the Michael Shuman interview thread, I have joined a solar power cooperative here in my area of Switzerland and I would like to share what I know so far about how this cooperative works, and also some of the technical aspects ...

Discussion - HughK - Mar 24 2014 - 7:52am - 4 comments - 0 attachments

Family Of 4 Lives 'Off The Grid' In The Middle Of The Desert

I'm gonna post a link to a Yahoo! Finance feature article (with pictures) on this guy, Abe Connally (34) and his wife Josie. Very inspiring late Gen-X, early Gen-Y couple with two kids who managed to homestead in the Texas desert on very ...

Discussion - Poet - Feb 20 2014 - 5:57pm - 3 comments - 0 attachments

Upsizing, rather than Downsizing

Hello everyone.  I have been reading for several years on this and other boards, and agree with the general consensus, that with our collective uncertain futures, most of us will have to downsize our homes and lifestyles, be happy with more modest ...

Discussion - jw4994 - Jan 24 2014 - 7:54pm - 2 comments - 0 attachments

Heating vents

I'm aware that furniture blocking heating vents can run up your energy bill and waste energy.  Has anyone found any good contraptions which redirect heat from the vent in a floor and under anything that might be blocking it (like a couch) into the ...

Discussion - data gatherer - Nov 23 2013 - 5:43pm - 3 comments - 0 attachments

Washington, DC Resiliency Group

An information-sharing forum to foster a resilient community in the Greater Washington, DC Region.  (agriculture, alarm system, burglary, capitol, chickens, Chris ...

Group - KatieLoovis - Oct 14 2013 - 4:00pm - 0 comments

Peak Prosperity Book Club

This thread is for people who are interested in participating in discussions on a particular book, in a basic book club style.  PP book club proposal Dear PPers, Recently I approached Jan (westcoastjan) and asked her if she'd be ...

Discussion - HughK - Sep 24 2013 - 2:27pm - 1 comment - 0 attachments

South Charlotte NC

We are interested in starting a group with like minded people and meeting occasionally to share ideas and resources as we learn how to live a more resilient life together.  ...

Group - jberryhill - Sep 16 2013 - 10:17am - 0 comments

Crash Course presentation in West Linn

Resiliency Organization of West Linn reviews the Crash Course by Chris Martenson 'Resilience' is the ability to easily adjust to and recover from change. Learn about global warming, stock prices, healthy food, budget deficits, ...

Event - mutschler - Sep 3 2013 - 11:58am - 1 comment - 1 attachment

Southeast Georgia - A Group Dedicated to Creating a New Paradigm for Peak Prosperity

This group is dedicated to education and learning the most valuable things required to create a new paradigm of living for yourself (operating primarily outside of the current system of control and negative influence).  Our true strengths are in our own ...

Group - ltnp - Jul 15 2013 - 1:34pm - 0 comments

solar generators

Hi all. I have some questions about solar generators and am hoping someone can help me, or at least head me in the right direction  . I would like to soend my tax refund on a solar generator. I do not have a lot of money, so need to make the best ...

Discussion - amharp - Apr 19 2013 - 8:59am - 5 comments - 0 attachments

Pagosa Peak Prosperity

Early Stages but here goes. Just moved here prior to reading "The Crash Course" so Ive prepared for nothing which the future might hold. Pagosa Spring has amazing beauty and great community, all supported by many gas stations and one ...

Group - Garyhotice - Mar 20 2013 - 1:38pm - 0 comments

Kingman Arizona Preppers

Welcome.  This forum is to provide an anonomous place to meet like minded people.  Then take it offline if applicable.  An objective is to prepare yourself and your family in case of a currency collapse.  If you are into mathematics or statistics, then ...

Group - dolphinsrsmart - Mar 5 2013 - 5:45am - 0 comments