Gallery: PEE POWER: Bristolian Scientists Make Breakthrough In Using Ur...


We have run many stories in the past about urine being used as a power source, but this week scientists appear to have made a breakthrough discovery. A research team from Bristol have published the world’s first research paper on work that tests the viability of urine as a potential fuel for Microbial Fuel Cells (MFCs) that directly produce electricity.

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  1. poland.jr November 10, 2011 at 9:42 am

    Average urine production per day is actually closer to 1.5 liters which results in about 3.8 trillion liters per year. Still a very significant amount and worthy of further development as an energy source.

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