Have you ever considered an "off grid" cottage? A new battery design could lend itself well to creating power for it! This new aluminum-air battery could potentially power a cottage or even a backup generator for your home. Cottage Life said, "Although Hopkins stresses that off-the-grid cottages were not the intended subject of his research—he envisioned the battery being used primarily for military applications—he says that he could certainly see the battery being used to power a generator. " It's not quite on the market yet but look for it in the future!