Best places to live off the grid

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Safe Haven Village

Where: Just south of Spring City, Utah, about75 minutes south of Provo.

Who lives there: Seven people have been staying on the property in trailers and tents and building the soon-to-be town’s first essential pieces: a community kitchen and partially underground greenhouses that will grow vegetables year-round. They also built Safe Haven’s signature structure, called the “dragon shed.” Its walls are a blend of rammed earth and corncobs, all enclosing a living tree, says co-founder Sterling Allan, who will be one of the site’s first homeowners. All 18 homes here will be constructed using “earth-friendly” techniques, he says.

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Spray on Solar Windows??

Spray on Solar Windows??

Link:
http://www.smartplanet.com/blog/bulletin/spray-on-solar-windows-inch-closer-to-market/19517?tag=search-river

World’s biggest battery will store solar electricity in Japan

World’s biggest battery will store solar electricity in Japan

Link to Article:
http://www.smartplanet.com/blog/bulletin/worlds-biggest-battery-will-store-solar-electricity-in-japan/18049

Subtitled: Passive Sexy House??

This hit my funny bone! lol

Amtrak: New High-Efficiency Electric Trains

Amtrak: New High-Efficiency Electric Trains

Link:
http://inhabitat.com/amtrak-unveils-newest-high-efficiency-electric-trains-for-northeast-corridor/

Solar Kettle Boils and Purifies Water Off the Grid Read more: Contemporary Energy’s Solar Kettle Boils and Purifies Water Off the Grid

Solar Kettle Boils and Purifies Water Off the Grid  Read more: Contemporary Energy's Solar Kettle Boils and Purifies Water Off the Grid

link:
http://inhabitat.com/contemporary-energys-solar-kettle-boils-and-purifies-water-off-the-grid/

Dumpster Turned Pool!

Dumpster Turned Pool!

Here is a great recycling idea.

Link :
http://www.jetsongreen.com/2013/01/new-orleans-architect-turns-a-dumpster-into-a-pool.html