Microbial fuel cells convert corn waste into electricity

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In a previous issue of Membrane Technology we provided details of a microbial fuel cell, developed by scientists at Pennsylvania State University, which can turn sewage into electricity. This brief feature looks at another system created by the researchers, which generates electricity from corn waste.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)10
Number of pages1
JournalMembrane Technology
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 2006

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Food Science
  • General Chemistry
  • General Materials Science
  • General Environmental Science
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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