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Urine-tricity: ‘Pee Power’ to Generate

Tue, 05Aug2014

Urine-tricity: ‘Pee Power’ to Generate Electricity for Charging Mobile Devices http://ow.ly/A0bIV
#urine #sanitation #electricity

By   August 5, 2014 10:44 BST  IBTimes Co., Ltd.

…Starting from fossil fuels, through nuclear and renewable energies such as solar, wind, water and even agricultural waste, we have come across numerous sources of electricity. But what abouturine? Can “pee power” also generate electricity?

Yes, say scientists.

Researchers from the Bristol Robotics Laboratory (BRL), a collaboration between the University of the West of England and the University of Bristol in the UK, are working on the second phase of a project called ‘urine-tricity’ to harness the power of urine to charge devices such as smartphones… Read more

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