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.

Why Preppers Shouldn’t Neglect Propane

Propane is not usually on the top of the list when we talk about fuel sources for preppers, but it’s still a valuable option that you may want to think about adding it to your emergency fuel storage. ...

Power After An EMP?

Here is the scenario: You’re driving down the road on a regular day. You live in a somewhat rural area of the county and your home is about 5 miles behind you. All of a sudden your car’s engine just s ...

A Beginner’s Guide to Solar Power

As you prepare for any disaster scenario, energy should be at the top of your list. What would you do if electricity failed and there was no promise that the lights would return anytime soon? Fortunat ...

Heating Your Home During an Emergency

This winter has been unusually cold for many people. Much of the Northeast has received several feet of snow and the Midwest has been in the grips of a polar vortex for months now. The Great Lakes hav ...