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Moss table employs biophotovoltaic technology to generate power

By Damir Beciri
2 Comments22 September 2011

cambridge-biophotovoltaics-1Although many gardeners treat moss as a menace and tend to eradicate it from their lawns, a team of designers and scientists at the University of Cambridge are developing a way to harness energy from moss by using it as biophotovoltaics (BPVs). BPV devices may become competitive alternatives to conventional renewable technologies such as bio-fuels… »


Pilot plant in UK cleans waste water and produces fuel

By Damir Beciri
16 September 2011

uk-pilot-plant-waste-water-cleaning-fuel-production-1A new industrial plant that uses algae to clean waste water has opened in Gloucestershire, run by scientists from the University of Bath and environmental innovation company Aragreen. The pilot facility will demonstrate the efficacy of algae as a sustainable water polishing technology, using waste water from a nearby Welsh Water plant. The algae will… »