For most people, living with the energy supplied by Mother Nature is more noble aspiration than practical reality.
But thanks to Rex Ewing’s new book, Power
With Nature: Solar and Wind Energy Demystified, everyone who
embraces renewable energy in theory but not in practice, is now
officially out of excuses. Ewing tackles a complex, technical
subject and serves it up in an easy-to-digest, fun-to-read book
that shows how anyone can harness the power of the wind, water and
Whether you’re thinking about going green and
living off-grid, interested in a grid intertie system, or just want
to carry on an intelligent conversation over a couple of cold sun
teas, this book is packed with practical information on everything
from sizing a system to buying components.
Ewing not only
writes a good line, he lives one, and the experience he and his
wife got when they designed and installed the solar and wind system
that powers their 2,000 square foot home — jam-packed with
modern conveniences — shines through on every page.
The book is liberally sprinkled with anecdotes and true stories,
and loaded with helpful charts, graphs, appendices and tables, as
well as illustrations.
For the rest of us plugged-in
mortals, it’s a ray of sunshine on a cloudy
Renewable energy made simple
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