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Collaboration with DOW chemical

Plant-e regularly collaborates with different partners to develop applications that contribute to a future with more sustainable energy sources. This time we collaborated on a cool project with DOW Chemical, with whom we are part of the Water Nexus project (http://waternexus.nl/). We started a pilot project in DOW's wetland with our Plant-MFC technology as a new and sustainable way to power sensors. These sensors can monitor concentrations of several chemicals found in water. This project allows us to make the first step towards the development of an early warning system for waste water treatment.

“Electricity from plants” Plant-e: generating electricity from living plants Installation In November the Central Government Real Estate Agency transferred ownership of the Plant-e installation to the Municipality of Almere, which is now responsible for this working installation. This Plant-e setup was initially on the Hembrug site in Zaanstad ...

Bottom becomes battery. In addition to foundations and a source of food, the soil is increasingly becoming a source of new technology. As an alternative power source for example. It has something magical. When Dr Marjolein Helder connects an LED light in the office of her Wageningen company Plant-e to two ...