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Old Sep 29, 2012, 04:07 PM
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Originally Posted by electroman7 View Post
Living off the grid should be all about energy independence, not reduced costs.

Redundancy is the key to me.
Iím still tied to the grid and use it every day.
I have two natural gas whole house generators that allow me to switch while one is being worked on.
I have a complete off grid solar system with batteries x2 of what I need.
Maintenance for all is around 2k a year.
The money I spent on all of this I could have paid for on grid power for the next 50 years
Itís more about peace of mind than anything else.
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