Energy Articles

Energy is one of the most commonly neglected areas of prepping. Have you ever thought about how you would get energy to cook meals or stay warm if the power grid failed? As a prepper, learning about alternative energy sources is really important and that’s what this section is all about. We’ll talk about solar power, generators, and harnessing everyday tools to create the energy you need to care for your family. Whether you want to know how to build a solar oven or you are interested in moving your family to a complete off-grid power source, you can learn about alternative energy options here.

Simple Ways to Lower Home Heating Costs

Winter is fast approaching which means that it’s time to start worrying about how much heating your home is going to cost. The good news is that there are a few things you can do to keep the heating b ...

Ten Best Solar Powered Accessories

You don’t want to wait until your power has gone out to stock up on the solar powered accessories that all homes should have. The time to get your supplies is right now. Here are ten items you should ...

How to Select and Store Firewood

One of the best things about the summer ending is the fact that it’s finally cool enough for you to curl up in front of raging fire, but before you can do this, you need to make sure that your firepla ...

Prepare for Winter Power Outages

The calendar has flipped. We have successfully survived the holiday madness and we are now entering into the full power of the New Year! While the majority of the country has been bundled up for a lon ...

How to Stay Warm When There Is No Heat

Winter is upon us once again. It seems that no matter how hot it might get in the summer we are always sad to see the cold weather come our way. And while some of our readers are lovers of the cold, w ...

Easy Ways to Cut Home Heating Costs

When I was a kid it was always fun to watch my dad handle the bills. My brothers and sisters would always sneak around the corner and watch, as dad would scramble to grab the statements and the calcul ...