The solar energy technology landscape has changed dramatically over the past 10 years with prices dropping drastically, making it more affordable for households to go off-grid and live a more sustainable lifestyle. Decades ago the concept of off-grid living was considered as much a part of the hippy movement as tie-dye T-shirts. It was a rejection of technology in favour of living a self-reliant life away from broader society. But all that’s changed now. Going off-grid doesn’t mean you need to give up your creature comforts