Gallery: Harvard Engineering Team Working On Biogas-Powered Laptop


Biogas is rapidly becoming a popular source of renewable energy, and now a team at Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is investigating a method to use methane in laptop fuel cells and batteries. While methane is technically a fossil fuel (as a component of natural gas), it is also created during the break-down of biomass. With that in mind, the Harvard team are investigating a method to create fuel cells that are not only powered using renewable sources, but also don’t use expensive materials such as platinum.

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  1. Eletruk December 3, 2010 at 10:19 pm

    Just needs a flatus collector seat cushion. Powered as you sit.

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