July 28, 2004

Hi-tech Tents

New technology and new materials are making pop up tents lighter, stronger and easier to set up. Here’s an overview of the best expedition tents.

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Learn about wind

How to build a wind turbine, with Hugh Spiggott- 3rd to 8th Oct at the Center for Alternative Technology in Machynllet, Wales.
Fees �500/ �395/ �250

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Off-Grid Communities

If you’re planning to go off-grid, spending some time in a community can be a good way to learn the basics. Here’s where to find communities online.

We encourage comments, advice and questions, via the comments section at the end of this story (you will have to register first – takes 5 seconds).

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