Tag: solar power

Homemade Electric Car – $8,000 D.I.Y.

Hobart local Warren ‘Boyler’ Boyles takes us for a ride in his D.I.Y. electric car converted from a 3 cylinder Daihatsu. He completed the conversion 8 years ago for an approximate cost of $8,900. He charges the car with both solar panels on the roof of his garage and mains power. Technical information Motor Controller […]

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Living off Grid in the High Desert, Taos, New Mexico

Jeanne SuperTramp is a traveler, and after a lifetime on the road, she decides to lay roots. But not so much in a traditional way. Jeanne bought a cheap block of land in the high desert sage bush country of Two Peaks, just out of Taos, New Mexico. All houses in this area are off […]

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