Free Energy




In this instructable I will teach you how to suck energy from this planet called earth, even I don't know exactly how it works, but it works, can't argue with results!

Sorry, no video will be added, where I live it's been snowing and it's producing terrible results. Right before it started snowing it produced a thrid of a volt in a couple of hours, now that it's snowing and that it's officially winter it's only charging up to 0.03 volts, which is terrible. If you know how to solve this problem then please comment!


Step 1: The Theory

This was invented by the ultimate genius of all time, Nikola Tesla. I'll basically try and crack it down to how I understand it, and how a normal person would understand it (mind you this is how I interpret many difference sources, what I'm saying may not be right)

The earth and it's atmosphere is basically a giant capacitor, when lightning strikes it discharges it. Tesla's device sucked power from that infinitely charging capacitor to charge a man made capacitor. By putting an electrode in the air and an electrode in the ground, you tap into these energy source to charge your own capacitor.

Step 2: The Materials

What you need is:

Aluminum Foil

Glue (not shown)


An Electrolytic capacitor

alligator clips

A multimeter

Step 3: Clarification

This instructable is a proof of concept. If you would like to line the roof of your house with this stuff then you should be smart enough to do it if you're going to attempt it. This has some advantages and disadvantages over solar cells:

Easier to Make
Doesn't require sun
It won't really break

Doesn't produce as much electricity for the same size "cells"

Step 4: Tape

Tape the foil strip to the big piece of aluminum foil so that it acts as a lead, make sure the aluminum foils are touching.

Step 5: Glueing

Glue a piece of aluminum foil to the piece of paper. I'm not sure why this is necessary, but Tesla said so. Tesla said to insulate 1 side, so I insulated it with paper.

Step 6: Clip It

Clip an alligator clip to the aluminum foil and attach the other end to the positive side of your capacitor. Clip the other alligator clip to a ground such as the third prong on a wall socket or a metal water pipe (make sure it's all metal, not plastic).

Step 7: You're Done!?!

It may not look like much, but you just created a device that will obtain you free electricity! During my experiment using a 560uF capacitor it took about an hour to get to .08 volts. Not bad considering the size of the panel and how low it is. Later I got after several hours 1/3 of a volt, exciting!

Step 8: Taking It Further

Now that this proof of concept is done you can scale up!

You can:

Line your house with it

Make conductive balloons (should work really well) so that you get both huge surface area and a high altitude. The only reason why I didn't do this was because I didn't have the resources.

Use this as a science fair project and win 1st prize.

I'm going to be experimenting with aluminum tape and see if it works really effectively outside

Step 9: Trouble Shooting

1) My capacitor charged and then discharged.
Something went wrong with your panel so that you capacitor is actually emiting the little energy that it has.

2) My capacitor isn't charging.
Make sure that your ground is a real ground.
Using it outside works better for some reason
use a smaller value capacitor (between 1000uF and 100uF is good)



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6 years ago on Introduction

There is NO such thing as FREE energy.

Your assembling a simple antenna and picking up radio energy. If you do this on a big scale - And you can - You create a radio black spot and quickly upset the owners of the transmitting station.

In most parts of the world there are big fines for doing that.

IF Free energy were available in such a simple way don't you think we would all by not be powering our houses with it rather than paying excessively for generated power??

19 replies

Reply 3 years ago

yeah and there's no cure for cancer either

they get you on the definition of free. of course you cannot make something out of nothing but you can use other means of generating it like copper and zinc. or maybe copper and carbon.

and the answer to a cure for cancer is that the rockerfellers took the doctors who were curing people with cancer to court and lost when the doctors proved they could cure cancer,as did Dr Sebi in 1988. cancer is just a microbe this was proven by Royal Raymond and his rife generator and microscope


Reply 3 years ago

There are many "cures" for cancer available, at least many more than there used to be. But that doesn't mean all out principles of Physics are wrong.

In my case my meaning that FREE energy as in no cost to use/extract (ignoring the cost of building the apparatus) isn't going to happen.

ALL the energy we can tap is generated somewhere, you may have access to it, such as radio waves, but that doesn't mean it is free for you to use. generally you will inconvenience someone and get caught.

Cancer just for the record is connected to cell reproduction not to bacteria or microbes. it would be much easier to cure if it was microbial in origin. There are many causes mostly a reaction to some environmental influence (smoking for example) or to a genetic tendency or defect.


Reply 2 years ago

Cancer is caused by a lack of Vitamin B12 in the body.

there is more money to be made if Vitamin B12 is not available, some foods do contain it


Reply 2 years ago

Cancer is caused by may things - primary in the west by a diet poor in fiber - colon and pancreatic cancers and by old age as the DNA copies bits at the end get left off at some point this will trigger some change in cellular activity resulting in cancer, smoking alcohol, sun burn all contribute.

Foods that are good sources of vitamin B12 include:

  • Beef, pork, ham, poultry, and lamb
  • Fish, especially haddock, and tuna
  • Milk, cheese, and yogurt
  • Some nutritional yeast products
  • Eggs.

it doesn't look all that hard to get enough B12 in your diet. At least in the UK it is added to breakfast cerial.


Reply 8 months ago

Technically it is the ground state of a quantum mechanical system is its lowest-energy state; the energy of the ground state is known as the zero-point energy of the system. An excited state is any state with energy greater than the ground state. Not to be confused with electrical energy.


Reply 2 years ago

Sorry but you need to do some research and try it yourself, it's NOT radio energy, it's Radiant energy, Nicola Tesla was a genius and the only reason we don't run on his energy grid today was because his backer owned stock in electric companies. The tesla coil, designed by Nicola Tesla, is commonly used in YOUR CAR. Radio waves are one of the types of energy which float around the planet, but lightening does not come from radio waves. Tesla figured that out, and recorded several patents based on the fact that static electricity can power the world.


Reply 2 years ago

Sorry but I beg to differ on this

"In radiometry, radiant energy is the energy of electromagnetic and gravitational radiation. The SI unit of radiant energy is the joule (J). The quantity of radiant energy may be calculated by integrating radiant flux (or power) with respect to time."

Any conductor/rectifier/coil/capacitor is picking up radiated energy from radio sources. Generally commercial radio networks that radiate kilowatts of energy. Yes extracting this is possible, on a small scale it may not matter much but enough to run your house is going to suck a BIG hole in the radio transmission around your [lace.

IMHO Tesla is today somewhat over rated. Yes he proposed AC transmission rather then DC and made some discoveries in the field of RF generation but from what I read explained little of what he actually did discover, making hints at a number of other things, including free energy and death rays which didn't come to anything in his life time.

We do in fact run Tesla's energy grid today, or at least a modern equivalent. The pylon transmission lines carry AC at 225 - 250 kV eventually locally transformed down to 11 KV and then down to house hold mains @, In most of the world. 220 - 240 volts.

Sorry to say my car does not have a high voltage auto transformer or HT coil in it to generate HT for the spark plugs, its a diesel.

But a high frequency Tesla coil and an auto HT coil although related are different beasts it is charged at a very modest rate and relies on the distributor points braking the charge circuit to generate the HT spark.

Tesla not withstanding - If you can explain practically how anyone can store static electricity for distribution then I for one will invest in your stock.

Sadly although lightening and other static sources produce potentials of millions of volts there is very little current involved making static useless for powering anything. The voltages alone make harvesting it impractical at our current stage of technology.

PS anyone can generate a few million volts of static electricity using a van de graf generator and happily draw sparks from it with their fingers. NOT recommended with lightening.


Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

Everything on this and all other planets has an electromagnetic signature, the very FACT that you are alive to read this, SCREAMS that Free Energy exists EVERYWHERE...

Gravity the force that holds you to the ground, is electromagnetic in nature...

DC / Direct Current is organic Earth Energy...

AC / Alternating Current was invented by Nikola Tesla using his Poly Phase Generator...

I strongly suggest RICK, that before you open your mouth and insert your entire Foot, that you ( DO THE RESEARCH ) and know exactly what your talking about...


Reply 3 years ago

I am absolutely certain that energy without doing work is not a reality.

You can use gravity, example a water wheel, but some how something di the work of carrying the water uphill for you.

that may not have been you but in the sense of physics it isn't FREE.

(Please don't "Shout" it won't make me listen better, accept what you claim or pay better attention)

Offer me conclusive proof of an example of FREE energy - that is energy that comes from a source that requires no input of any kind just tapping out the energy.


Reply 2 years ago

I have written explanation but the comments was deleted...


Reply 2 years ago

Everything produces a natural magnetic energy field,this is what Tesla's research was entirely based on,Utilizing that ambient energy and then magnifying it...


Reply 2 years ago

Possibly, but at a microscopoly small and almost undetectable level. Our mechanical machines, motors, generators, electronics produce a magnetic field many millions of times greater but we still cannot harvest meaningful energy from this source.


Reply 4 years ago on Introduction

Firewood if you have proven gravity is magnetic you need to turn in your papers and pick up your Nobel Prize. Gravity is not magnetic. All mass has gravity even neutrons with no charge or a neutral charge. DC is not " Earth Energy". DC is direct current created by dynamos. Earth is one, induced magnetics . Perhaps read basic electrical?