EcoCapsule Makes Living Off The Grid Totally Possible

Living off the grid may be simpler, and less dirtier, than it sounds with the help of EcoCapsule from Nice Architects. The Slovakian design team created the jellybean-shaped metallic structure to be extremely energy-efficient even in harsh conditions. Its aerodynamic shape is ideal for maximizing water and dew collection while its body is covered with high-efficiency solar cells and when it’s not particularly sunny outside, a retractable pole holding a 750W wind turbine acts as a complementary energy source. Dual power system and a high-capacity battery enables its dwellers to live almost a full year off the grid. With shipping due to start mid-2016, we might just see the portable EcoCapsule’s popping up in the most unexpected places sooner than we think.

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