Would you live off the grid?

About 750,000 American households are tapping sustainable energy from the wind, sun, and earth.


A recent Monitor cover story profiled Americans who are living green – and off the grid. They're supplying their homes with hot water, heat, and electricity without relying on government entities or utility companies.

Have you taken steps to lower your energy bill – or even gone off the grid completely? What would it take for you to take the plunge?

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