With urine as the feedstock, electricity flows from a microbial fuel cell, powering a mobile phone. It’s a first, and “about as eco as it gets,” a researcher says.
Eddie Gandelman reveals a design that will help put plants on the street while keeping pee off of them.
A clever team of four teenage girls recently assembled a working generator that’s turns a single liter of urine into 6 hours of electricity.
Researchers in England produce a wee bit of electricity using urine in a microbial fuel cell, and believe it could be a significant source of clean energy.
Researchers at Heriot-Watt University received a grant to develop the Carbamide Power System, which generates electricity while reprocessing waste water.