An off-grid dream home in Spain makes use of timeless materials, resources, and setting.
Looking more like a piece of toy furniture that a dwelling, the self-sufficient Isolee house runs on a wood stove and solar power, barely touching the surrounding natural environment.
This Bridge House uses the traditional Dutch “terp” method of embedding a building in a low mound to harness the geothermal properties of the soil and live off the grid.
Off-grid Pigeon Key, home to hundreds of railway workers a century ago, continues its transition to idyllic with a solar power and storage system.
Cell-phone-based solar energy, clean and charming electric milk trucks, and sustainability as a step towards exploring the cosmos? No, really. Come check it out.
The five houses in this gallery are little, but they’re also packed with green ideas—and might just be the next big thing in housing.
Urban Green Energy has launched a system designed to bring solar and wind power to off-grid telecom stations, reducing both costs and carbon emissions.
In a region without a public electricity grid, Solartec provides self-contained solar power systems to bring light to a Rwandan school 24 hours a day.
You may not know this, but going off the grid is actually much easier than you’d expect. Products like the PowerG 1800 Watt Solar Generator are coming out into the market, allowing you to benefit from the power of the sun while still retaining that connection to the grid.
A new pay-as-you-go, off-grid system allows people in rural, developing regions to access solar electricity without having to access a grid.