When people hear about sustainable, off-the-grid living, they usually picture primitive homes divorced from the comforts of the 21st century. I am finishing up my enlistment with roughly 25 grand debt free, so money is an issue for me having a family, but there is still in my head no reason I cant do this. I just purchased a book on building your own earth-ship, next will be systems. You won’t get fat, but you can live from these buildings without needing anything. Nothing is better than the food that comes in from the green house. You can graze. You know, at lunch, I go into the different buildings and pick tomatoes or cucumbers, or our plant girl makes salads from the fresh picked veggies . I’ll let these pictures do the talking… and of course this short video.
In March of 2014, a small group of independent engineers and developers released to the public open-source plans for a continuously running fuel-less electricity generator based on a patent by Nikola Tesla, and re-designed by inventor James Robitaille. Calling it the Quantum Energy Generator, or QEG, the portable device is supposedly capable of producing enough electricity to power a modern home, and is about the size and weight of a home gas generator.
“The Quantum Electric Generator system (QEG) is an adaptation of one of Nikola Tesla’s many patented electrical
generator / dynamo / alternator designs. The particular patent referenced is No. 511,916, titled simply “Electric
Generator”, and dated January 2, 1894 (see back of this manual). The adaptation is a conversion from a linear
system, to a rotary system.
The QEG prototype is scaled to produce electrical power in the range of 10-15 kW (kilowatts) continuously, and
can be set up to provide either 120 Volt or 230-240 Volt single phase output. We are also planning future
designs to provide 3-phase power.” [Fix The World]
Developed by an organization known as the ‘Fix the World Council,’ and promoted by the lively Hopegirl, the prototype for the QEG was recently crowd-funded by over 600 independent contributors, and the plans for the QEG have been made available to the public for download here: qeg-user-manual-3-25-14.pdf