Generating Electricity, Water from Brewery Waste


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Finally, for those of you working in the Sunshine State, can also spend Monday’s Labor Day holiday marvelling at the potential life-changing discovery at the University of Queensland.

The propellerheads there have found a way of charging a battery cell using the waste water from the beer brewing process, with the waste being renewable CO2 and pure water.

This is, IMHO, pure genius; as here in Queensland we are suffering from a severe water shortage as well as a potential energy crisis, as the water supplied to power stations is being substantially reduced. To put this in perspective, the local newspaper has also highlighted what ordinary QLDers are doing to save water:

Level 5 Water Restrictions in QLD