Gallery: Nespresso Batteries Made From Used Coffee Capsules


Using coffee to create energy isn’t a new idea – we’ve already told you about coffee powered cars and ‘inhalable coffee’. But now one innovative company has even showcased batteries that are powered by used coffee. Known as Nespresso Capsules, and devised by MischerTraxler, the batteries are made from old aluminium capsules, strips of copper, salt water and old coffee grounds.

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  1. Charles Neslon July 29, 2014 at 1:28 pm

    I would have never imagined making these kinds of batteries from simple coffee cans. I would really like to give this a try sometime. They could really come in handy for when the power goes out.

  2. cabbagewater October 25, 2010 at 9:05 am

    Any info on Ah (certainly mAh in this case) capacity? Current capability?

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