Welcome to Home Power Magazine

By: Hugh Piggott, Ian Woofenden
Learn the basics of microhydro system design and determine which hydro turbine can maximize the energy harvest in your on-site stream.
Microhydro Power
By: Dan Fink
Home Power writer and off-grid installer Dan Fink writes about PV systems for off-grid cabins.
Solar Electricity
By: Brad Berman
Electrifying a home during a utility outage with an EV’s battery is now on the horizon.
Vehicles
By: Justine Sanchez
PV racks with integrated grounding offer time and material savings, as well as a more streamlined installation.
Solar Electricity
By: Darin Anderson
Passive solar, a PV system, solar water heating, & rainwater harvesting combine to bring a high level of resilience to this Rocky Mountain home.
Home Efficiency
By: Ian Woofenden
Wind experts provide their top tool choices and tower-climbing strategies.
Wind Power
Microhydro Power
Intermediate
Chris Soler purging the lines
Join Chris Soler for a frank discussion of microhydro systems—past, present, and future.
8 comments 1 day 2 hours ago by Frank Heller
Home Efficiency
Beginner
Learn the basics of avoiding thermal bridging -- improve your home's performance.
5 comments 3 months 3 weeks ago by Robert Pollock_2
Home Efficiency
Beginner
Passive House design, passive solar, small footprint, & grid-tied PV systems make the Belfast Cohousing & Ecovillage nearly net-zero energy.
2 comments 1 year 10 months ago by Sarah Lozanova
Solar Electricity
Intermediate
Monitoring solutions for batteryless grid-tied PV systems offer a variety of ways to keep an eye on your system and make sure it is performing well.
Solar Water Heating
Intermediate
A reader asks and is answered about how to use solar collectors in landscape orientation.
Home Efficiency
Beginner
A look at green building materials—what to consider when you’re choosing ecofriendlier products & how to identify their not-so-eco counterparts.
4 comments 1 year 2 months ago by Allise Burris
Vehicles
Beginner
A reader tells us about charging a Chevy Volt with their solar-electric system.
Solar Electricity
Intermediate
The author's homestead
Off-grid lifestyles that rely primarily on RE are full of benefits & responsibilities. See if you’re ready for the challenges—& potential rewards.
24 comments 4 months 1 week ago by Ian Woofenden
Vehicles
Beginner
Toyota Prius battery pack.
Can I put two or three of these packs together to power my all-electric vehicle?
3 comments 1 month 2 weeks ago by Jim and Elaine Stack
Vehicles
Beginner
Clipper Creek HCS-40
Electric vehicle chargers for fast, efficient fueling
5 comments 3 months 1 week ago by AtlSwiss
Solar Electricity
Advanced
This Wisconsin homeowner designed a custom, tiltable PV rack to cut upfront system costs & optimize his grid-tied PV array’s energy production.
38 comments 2 months 1 week ago by Willi Hampel_2
Wind Power
Intermediate
Destroyed wind system
Living with a wind generator is not for everybody.
8 comments 1 year 8 months ago by James Knapp

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