Since people are asking me since the Daily Show segment See the Daily Show’s segment on me: “Is it Possible to Live “Off the Grid” in Manhattan?” how I live, I’m posting some of what I do. Keep in mind the number one most important start is a mindset shift, then continual improvement. When you have an attitude that you can do it, you figure the technology out.
It took me years to reach this point, but it began with expecting I would improve my life. No off-the-shelf solutions were available, but mm I going to give up because I can’t install a panel permanently yet? Of course not! Quoting Teddy Roosevelt’s autobiography:
Do what you can with what you’ve got where you are.
Since I have to set up and take down my portable solar panels all the time, I learned to do it quickly. Here’s a video of me setting up my solar panels in about a minute.
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