Device and method for transforming light energy into electrical energy

H.V.M. Hamelers (Inventor), D.P.B.T.B. Strik (Inventor), J.F.H. Snel (Inventor), C.J.N. Buisman (Inventor)

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Abstract

The invention relates to a device comprising a reactor, where the reactor comprises an anode compartment and a cathode compartment, and where the anode compartment comprises a) an anodophilic micro-organism capable of oxidizing an electron donor compound, and b) a living plant or part thereof. The invention also relates to a method for converting light energy into electrical energy and/or hydrogen, where a feedstock comprising an electron donor compound is introduced into the device.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberEP2137782
Publication statusPublished - 20 Oct 2008

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