Monthly Archives: February 2013

Cuna Del Angel Hydroelectric System notes

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The farm is located near Costanera km 171. Owner is Tom Nigel. The stream appears to be smaller than SGEV Rio Aguila, but higher head is available – about 100 M vs 50 at SGEV. The upper 55 meters is … Continue reading

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SGEV Utility Guidelines

Clause 3 – Utilities and Energy Plan UPDATE: Jan 30, 2014: ICE power is now available at the lower end of the property and will be extended up along the main road to the community center. As time goes on … Continue reading

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PLANNING WISELY FOR OFF-GRID LIVING

Here is an excellent article in Home Power magazine about living off-grid: HP133 p88 Toast Pancakes & Waffles: “Toast, waffles, or pancakes: Off-grid living means not that we go without the energy that we need, but that we live more … Continue reading

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Composting Toilets, Urine and Gray Water

  Page excerpted from Composting Toilet Construction Manual on the benefits of urine separation:¬†Page six – urine Two versions of urine separating toilets:¬† One inexpensive, simple, DIY, the other more expensive (but still a heck of a lot cheaper than … Continue reading

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