How to go off grid

The pandemic has focused self-builders’ minds on the already popular topic of going off grid, meaning no electricity, gas, water or sewerage connections. But how feasible is it to totally disconnect, asks Patrick Waterfield.

In this article we cover:

  • What off grid means, the pros and cons
  • How you can go off grid for electricity
  • How to set up an off grid electricity system
  • How much an off grid electricity setup costs, including usage data
  • Issues with loans, warranties and other hurdles
  • How to adopt an off grid mindset

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