30 Jun '14, 12am

This boat produces more energy than it uses! What cool potential for the future of boating.

This boat produces more energy than it uses! What cool potential for the future of boating.

Last year, we told you about Vincent Callebaut's amazing 128-floor vertical farm concept to green the New York City skyline . Now, he's moved his eco-friendly designs to the waterways with the Physalia--a floating garden transport vessel that not only produces enough energy to sustain itself , but generates a bit to spare. In addition to being carbon-neutral , the boat is also be capable of purifying its own water and growing its own vegetables, all while educating its passengers on sustainability. Ship ahoy! The Physalia, which is named after a species of jellyfish , is as forward-thinking in its eco-friendly features as it is in its design, boasting many of the same self-sustaining features as the creator's other green concept, the Dragonfly building . Not only is the vessel designed to carry passengers through European waterways, it will be a virtual botanical garden as...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/cars/boat-concept-produces-more...

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