“I’m going to stop making fun of crunchy, Birkenstock-wearing hippies driving their holier-than-thou Priuses and figure out how to retro-fit my bro’s 1984 VW vanagon for biofuel so I can drive cross country guilt-free.” - Ashley Ahearn

Off Grid Urban Seattle Farm

Mithun created for the Living Building Challenge, this energy and water self-sufficient, 31,000-sq-ft rooftop rainwater collecting, gray water recycling, 34,000-sq-ft solar panel, food growing,  318 apartments housing, building.

Solar Weather Station

Eric Walstad made this off-grid weather station with a netbook, a 135W solar panel, a desktop weather station, hardware, a breadboard power supply, and a webcam.

Voltaic Arduino

Plugging an Arduino for off grid use can be done with a battery with usb, solar, or with battery and solar. If your don't have a computer of AC, Voltaic can help.

Earl – Backcountry Survival Tablet

Earl, a tablet engineered built for survival, Earl working where today's smart phones and tablets cannot, using Android 4.1 together with an E-Ink screen and GPS, weather sensor, and radio communication technology.

Off the Grid in Brooklyn

Turning a century old brownstone in $1 million project with net zero energy apartments, that rent at $1,600 to $2,600 a month with utilities in NYC. Can it work?

Lessons of Going Off the Grid

Dealing with snow and altitude- what is it worth going off grid? Read on here.

Plug and Play Off Grid

Buy a container, open up the package and you are on your way to living off the grid with your existing home! Incredible.

Nokero Solar Powered Lightbulb

Selling for $6 to poor countries- if you leave it in the sun all day, you can get 2 hours of light. And it's rainproof.

Transportable Solar Generators

Starting at around 20k, Mobile Solar, offers transportable solar generators, the model pictured is suitable for events, job sites and remote homes, and can be towed behind most 4 or 6-cylinder vehicles and powerful enough to run 3,500 watt with applications for residential back up, disaster relief and small construction ...

1BOG : Group Solar Discounts

By negotiating with solar installers and finding trusted solar suppliers, 1BOG takes the pain out of buying solar panels for your application, only catch is that you are buying as a group to get a nice discount.

Sponsor- Imagine : Predict the future app

March 4th 2015
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Tentsile Hammock

Tentsile is a hammock and a tent that can be suspended as a shelter or on the ground.
August 9th 2014
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Off Grid Urban Seattle Farm

Mithun created for the Living Building Challenge, this energy and water self-sufficient, 31,000-sq-ft rooftop rainwater collecting, gray water recycling, 34,000-sq-ft solar panel, food growing,  318 apartments housing, building.
March 16th 2014
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Envirohaven

Construction of a 1500 sf. home in 6 days.
January 30th 2014
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Kahuna Camping Kayak

Human powered kayak, ready for camping or pedaling.
January 26th 2014
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Ice Lab : Antarctica

Off grid is the way to live in Antarctica. Polar research at it's finest.

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