Category Archives: Biomass Energy

The world’s first mobile phone powered by urine

Mobile phone owners could soon be able to give their batteries a boost with their own urine.

British scientists at the Bristol Robotics Laboratory have developed a way of using urine as a power source to generate electricity and claim to have created the world's first microbial fuel cells (MFC) powered mobile phone. (more…)

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Get Electricity From Coconut Shells And Mango Pits

Seth DeBolt is a plant scientist at the University of Kentucky in the United States. He and other scientists wanted to find a source of fuel that poor people in rural areas of developing countries could use to make electricity. (more…)

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Artificial Leaf Transfer Sunlight Into Electric Power

Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have turned to Mother Nature for inspiration, inventing a device that mimics photosynthesis, the process plants use to convert sunlight and water into usable energy. (more…)

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Watermelon Juice Will Become New Source of Renewable Energy

Forget chip fat, sugar cane or rapeseed oil – the latest source of biofuel could be watermelons.

Scientists have discovered that the fruit is a great source of sugar that can be readily distilled into alcohol to power cars and farm machinery. (more…)

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Canada Use Recycled Oil to Run the Plane

Air Canada's green flight is part of an environmental demonstration put together by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

Their end goal is to pay attention to the fact that green ways of air traveling are well within our reach, and that all we have to do is take a little time to look at the resources we have at our disposal. (more…)

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