Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Brewing at IIT-Kharagpur, future fuel from wastewater

Source: The Times of India, 11th December 2016, by Jhimli Mukherjee Pandey | TNN |

Jhimli Mukherjee Pandey reported, "(...) This process will have a two-pronged effect: hydrogen production and bioremediation of the waste water, said Debabrata Das, faculty of the biotechnology department, who is leading the research. A bioreactor with a 10 meter cube volume has been installed at IIT Kharagpur to produce hydrogen continuously from distillery effluent. "This gas can also be used in the fuel cell directly to generate 52kwh of electricity that can light up an entire village," Das said. (...)"

Read more at: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/Brewing-at-IIT-Kharagpur-future-fuel-from-wastewater/articleshow/55919055.cms