Matthew Coates has just created blueprints for a home that saves green money by running on spinach.
Coates says spinach makes great fuel because the veggie is a dark green, so it has a high potency of chlorophyll to make energy filled protein from sunlight.
The spinach is edible but sealed up on the roof and works similar to a solar panel so its a great way to heat your home as long as you dont expect to make it a salad.
Coates idea will no doubt appeal to people upset with rising energy costs, but there are no plans to build a spinach mobile.
He says thats because spinach doesnt have enough brute force.
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