Definition of off-grid
- When folks move to an off-grid, rural homestead, they often end up burning a lot of fossil fuels (and spending a lot of money) driving to and from town in an inefficient farm truck.
- —Cam Mather
- Four Harvard University students are bringing portable, sustainable power to off-grid areas in developing countries …
- —Emily Aviles
- It's hard to imagine a more inspiring space than this off-the-grid building (powered by nearby solar panels).
- —Samuel Cochran
- Traditionally, home schooling has been branded as a fringe activity—the domain of Bible-toting parents and off-the-grid hippies.
- —Lynn Schnaiberg
off the gridor less commonly off-the-grid or off-grid adverb
- Not everyone can live off the grid. At least not yet. But until then, many of us are doing simple things to conserve energy, save money and help the environment.
- —Paul Singley
- I'm not taking about modern-day Thoreaus building shacks in the woods and living off-the-grid …
- —Paul McFedries
- Right now people who live off-grid with PV panels on their roofs rely on ordinary batteries to get through the night.
- —George Johnson