Urine Powered Generator at Maker Faire Africa

Urine Powered Generator at Maker Faire Africa

photo by Eric Hersman

At last week’s Maker Faire Africa in Lagos, Nigeria, four girls presented an ingenious urine powered generator. The system generates six hours of electricity from a liter of urine. It works by separating hydrogen from the urine via electrolysis and then powering a generator with the hydrogen. The development team consisted of Duro-Aina Adebola, Akindele Abiola, Faleke Oluwatoyin, and Bello Eniola.

Urine Powered Generator at Maker Faire Africa

photo via Maker Faire Africa

via The Next Web

Written by EDW Lynch

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