Soon You May Be Able To Use Grass Clippings To Power Your Home

| February 2, 2012 | Reply

When you think about it, the idea makes sense right? You learned at some point that plants turn sunlight into energy through photosynthesis. MIT researcher Andreas Mershin has found a way to convert this natural system into a form of useable energy. As of now the process isn’t near efficient enough for daily use but MIT is hoping within a few years you will be able to buy a bag of chemicals, mix it with some grass or other plant waste and paint it onto glass to start producing energy. I read a lot on solar and alternate energy and most of what I read never pans out. This is likely another one of those, but let’s pretend for five minutes we will all have grassy roofs.

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