Can we get power from poo? We get excited over excrement!
Yes.. There are quite a few ways..
As has been the practice in sewage plants for the last 150 years at least. Methane-powered pumps have been around for ages, and the salads offered on sewage plant open days (at least before privatisation) were amazing. alancalverd, Mon, 21st Oct 2013
Someone needs to get out more... the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has been subsidising a major competition for the last few years: The Reinvent The Toilet Challenge - seriously; the winners were announced last year and several of the entries involved power generation. California Institute of Technology in the United States received the $100,000 first prize for designing a solar-powered toilet that generates hydrogen and electricity. dlorde, Tue, 22nd Oct 2013
Rural people in developing countries have used sewage biogas generators for decades.