Skip to comments.Electricity Grid in U.S. Penetrated by Spies
Posted on 04/07/2009 7:38:04 PM PDT by Snoopers-868th
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Gasoline powered generators may be an option to look into as well. If a person went the gasoline generator route, they would need to ensure that they would always have access to a supply of gasoline. I suppose it depends on what is the most cost efficient in the long term and also by what can be sustained indefinitely if supply lines are cut.
You are right. If lucky 1000 watts for 6 hours on the sunny days.
But if we are in tough times, without an electric grid, this will power maybe a computer/monitor, radio, satellite receiver, medium size flatscreen TV, ham radio gear.
I don’t even see this 1000 watt peak system running a well pump. It’s just allows one to maintain communication and some entertainment to bide ones time.
A really good deep cycle battery would provide 75 Amp-Hour rating.
12 batteries times 12 volts times 6.25 amps for 12 hours equals 900 watthours. Evenly spaced out over 12 hours you can draw 4 amps at 120V.
Big difference the power consumption at 240V and 12V.
Trying running your oven or air condition off of those.
Also after three years of fully charging and discharging those batteries every day, you are not going to have half that capacity left.
Oh no air conditioning, all cooking would have to be non-electric.
Gotta a grill and 250 gallons of underground buried propane.
I have a pond in the front, so at least I can flush the toilet if we’re without electricity. So, I’m not going to fuss with any outhouse.
Good luck on that, though.
How much did your hand pump cost you? Did you have it installed?
The pump we had installed a couple of weeks ago was $500.00. They also had a $200.00 option, but I wanted the best they had. I do not know what the difference is, I just didn’t want to take any chances. I do know that this one does not have to be used on a regular basis to prevent the leathers from drying out, nor will it freeze. It goes down over a hundred feet.
I am lucky to have a well company nearby that I trust. They are a family company that only does wells, they’ve been here forever, and they even dug my original well back in ‘72 when the house was built.
Trial balloon from the fine folks who brought you the cartoon of TWA-800 gaining altitude after it disintegrated? If so, when the power goes out, the media and the brain numbed will gleefully eat the story that [insert favorite terrorist group here] did it over the internet. Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain...
“It seems the more advanced we become the more vulnerable we are.”
Exactly. Technology is nice and makes life more comfortable, but one day it will bite us in the ass.
Funny, I just commented about having my hand pump installed last week.
Best keep yo tongue off that pump handle in the winter.
“Last week, Senate Democrats introduced a proposal that would require all critical infrastructure companies to meet new cybersecurity standards and grant the president emergency powers over control of the grid systems and other infrastructure. “
That’s really what this is all about.
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