Pee-power toilet to light up disaster zones

ReutersPublished: April 20, 20153,210 views
Published: April 20, 2015

Students and staff are being asked to use a prototype urinal to 'donate' urine to fuel microbial fuel cell (MFC) stacks that generate electricity to power lighting. The developers hope the pee-power technology will light toilet cubicles in refugee camps, where women are often at risk of assault in poorly lit sanitation areas. Matthew Stock reports. Credit to Reuters.

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