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Biothotovoltaic Bench / BENCH

Biothotovoltaic Bench
Biothotovoltaic Bench

Biothotovoltaic Bench is based on biological photovoltaic systems that can produce energy from self-atrophying organisms or parts of them, which through the process of photosynthesis can produce electricity.
The biophotovoltaic bench can make us realize that something that is so common and abundant on the planet like the micro-algae might provide us with the amount of energy we need for the modern way of living.
Micro-algae is an extremely small photosynthesising organism that can provide us with energy that has absolutely no cost and at the same time they absorb carbon dioxide, a very harmful element that is abundant in the urban regions.

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Royal College of Art

Royal College of Art
London, United Kingdom

Panagiotis Velentzas,
Royal College of Art