Some people embrace modern-day technology. Others dream of a simpler life — much simpler. If you’re in the latter group, you’ve probably wondered how to live off the grid, so to speak.
But just how do you do that? And what exactly is the “grid,” anyway?
Originally, the grid referred to the United States’ electrical system. An estimated 200,000 Americans have unplugged from this power network, opting for more self-sufficient and eco-friendly alternatives such as solar and wind.