The Nespresso Battery Exhibit by Mischer'Traxler Makes Batteries from Coffee

 - Oct 15, 2010   Updated: Jul 19 2011
References: mischertraxler & dezeen
Mischer'Traxler is an innovative design house whose work is often based on eco-friendly concepts sprinkled with wild imagination. The Nespresso Battery is no exception, taking the term "jolt of java" literally by generating electricity from brewed coffee.

Mischer'Traxler designed the batteries for espresso bar Nespresso Austria. The working capsules are currently powering the cafe's clocks, making the Nespresso Battery an idea that could revolutionize electricity, while making Mischer'Traxler a household name.

Implications - Eco-conscious consumers are constantly seeking new methods of green living that will reduce their carbon footprints. These consumers appreciate alternate sources of energy that are renewable and affordable. The energy industry can appeal to the rapidly growing green demographic by supplying them with eco-friendly methods of electrical power.