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How to Make Electricity - Homemade Power in 5 Easy Steps


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In this article we will discuss how to make electricity at home and how you can produce enough electricity to power your entire life. If you are concerned about the sky-rocketing cost of energy or about reducing your impact on the environment then you need to read this article.

Making electricity from home is often considered difficult. Often associated with an expensive solar power system on the roof that only creates enough electricity to turn on a radio. Fortunately the days of limited homemade electricity are gone. It is now possible to create more energy than you use. The excess electricity can be pumped back into the grid or stored.

The trick to becoming self-sufficient is to use multiple energy generation methods and some energy saving practices.

1. Install a windmill

Believe it or not the trusty windmill, that's been around for as long as anyone can remember, is able to generate a huge amount of electricity for your home. Provided you choose the windmill location wisely, this is where you can source most of your power from.

It is possible to build a power-generating windmill out of spare parts. There is no need to invest heavily to get started.

2. Add some solar panels

If you live in an area that gets a lot of sun, solar panels will create a fantastic amount of electricity for you. As with windmills, the location of the panels is extremely important.

3. Install energy efficient lighting

By installing energy efficient lighting around your home, you can save money by using less of your self-generated power. The lighting generally lasts longer than the standard brands.

4. Use an energy efficient cooker

Cooking can eat up a lot of energy. By using an energy efficient cooker, such as a solar cooker, your cooking becomes free.

5. Shop for the stars

There is no need to replace all your home appliances, but when you need to buy a new appliance (like a refrigerator or a washing machine) buy one with a great energy rating.

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