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Off the Grid

When building their remote retreat, Tim and his family knew they would have no choice but to power it with alternative energy sources. In addition to a large solar photovoltaic (PV) system, their off-grid survival kit would include solar batteries to store the electricity generated by the solar panels for use at night and on cloudy days, a solar thermal system to heat water for domestic use and the home’s radiant floor heating system, and a backup generator and water heater for times when all the power from the sun isn’t enough.

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