“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

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.

Silent Wind Power

The Eco Whisper Turbine stands 21.1 m high and can achieve high energy outputs in low or high winds with a footprint of only 21 m2 (solar requires 250 m2) and is purposed for mid-sized applications of 20 kW. Did we mention that it's silent?

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.

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.

All Purpose Eton Solar Radio

This looks like a great product, you can buy it here for $80.

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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