Video: African Generator Powered by Sugar and Yeast

AfriGadget has more on Dr. Cedrick Ngalande's simple generator that is powered by a reaction of sugar and yeast that causes a see-saw motion from which electricity can be harvested. It looks slow in the video (and it is), but the motion moves back and forth for "many hours," which should be enough to generate power for cell phones and low-power PCs.

My first thought was obvious: Dr. Ngalande has developed a way to harvest power from the production of beer.

Dr. Ngalande’s Sugar and Yeast Power Generator [AfriGadget]

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