A urine-powered generator

At time like this – a dark November evening with the wind coming up – everybody on the island is probably thinking about power outages and generators. What if you could make your own generator and run it on urine? Four girls in Africa did. From MakerFaire Africa: A Urine Powered Generator.

Possibly one of the more unexpected products at Maker Faire Africa this year in Lagos is a urine powered generator, created by four girls. The girls are Duro-Aina Adebola (14), Akindele Abiola (14), Faleke Oluwatoyin (14) and Bello Eniola (15).

1 Liter of urine gives you 6 hours of electricity.

The system works like this: [continue]

Anybody feel like making one of these? I’m sure the Sustainability Gabriola people would like to try one.

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