live off the grid

live off the grid

1. To live without one's home connected to municipal utility systems, such as the water supply or the main electrical grid. I just need to get enough solar panels installed to disconnect from the city's electricity supply and I'll be able to live completely off the grid.
2. To exist outside of governmental observation; to be untraceable through any means of commerce or communication that could be linked to one's identity. Fearing for his life, the whistle-blower from the intelligence agency was forced to live off the grid for a number of years, eschewing anything that might leave a digital footprint for someone to find.
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Jim Hammill, president and CEO of Erwin Hymer Group North America Inc, said, 'This is a really exciting and important partnership as the two technologies combined allowed owners to live off the grid, anywhere, anytime, and always have power and charging capability using the incredible WATT Imperium Fuel Cell as long as they can fill their propane tank.
WHETHER YOUR KITCHEN HAS all the modern conveniences or you live off the grid, for canning purposes, some heat sources work better than others.
With the help of her family, Crocker videos their quest to live off the grid and to reconnect with nature and one another.
There will be plenty of noncelebrity challenges for Feresten as well, including a couple looking to live off the grid for a year, an art director who wants a motorcycle with a sidecar for his bulldog and a retired NFL player who wants a classy ride on a budget.
Unless you live off the grid, you will not escape the political firestorm of 2016.
It's a special kind of person who wants to live off the grid," Boon says.
The Trumpeys live off the grid in their hand-built straw bale home, and they produce at least half of their own food by gardening, canning, freezing, and raising animals for meat and eggs.
Expressing his delight Yahya Khan Chief Financial Services Officer Telenor Pakistan said This initiative will empower nearly 40% of the Pakistanis who live off the grid with access to clean and affordable solar energy.
Then one day her life is saved by a mysterious girl named Blossom, who introduces Lynn to her own world and family of Underlanders who live off the grid.
She believes it is even possible to live off the grid in inner city areas, but that requires being a functioning part of a community.
She also shares the joys of creating out of waste, home manufacturing, and reconnecting with Nature, and teaches readers how to live off the grid.
Boston-based Lux Research, a global analysis firm focused on emerging technologies, recently published the results of a year-long study of the challenges of providing electricity to people in developing countries who live off the grid, without access to reliable power, because major utility companies are unable or unwilling to extend their facilities to isolated outlying populations.
5billion people who live off the grid with an incredible electric light that is powered by gravity.
1) Smart House - Household energy management system that enables users to live off the grid for more than one week during a power outage
While we would love to live off the grid in the Rockies, the sad fact of the publishing business is that the entire editorial staff lives in or near a metro area.