Beer Fuel Cell In The Works At Fosters

Posted: May 3 2007, 12:20pm CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 1:42am CDT, in News | Technology News


Beer Fuel Cell in the Works at Fosters
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Australian brewery Fosters and Australia's University of Queensland team up to use brewing waste to generate energy with a microbial fuel cell.

The fuel cell would contain bacteria, which consume water-soluble brewing waste such as sugar, starch and alcohol. The bacteria release chemical energy, which the cell converts into electricity. The current planned beer fuel cell would generate 2kW.
Via this AP story on MSNBC.

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