Why off the Grid?

There is no mains electricity at our farm. It’s kind of ironic as there is an electricity pylon on part of our land, which supplies power to some of our neighbours across the valley. When I first moved here I asked the electricity company for a quote to connect into this supply. I can’t remember exactly but it was something like £10k and required extra new poles to be erected around the area. After that it would then be my privilege to pay them every year for their electricity plus tax. Lucky me. So that was the best excuse ever to go it alone, off-grid.Continue Reading