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nAz
09-01-2004, 04:41 AM
Pretty cool, a new energy source, Santo Domingo will rule! lol

Australian engineers have created an electricity generator fuelled by decomposing bananas, and hope to build a full size fruit-fired power station.


http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/3604666.stm

catscradle
09-01-2004, 06:09 AM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote nAz:</font><hr> Pretty cool, a new energy source, Santo Domingo will rule! lol

Australian engineers have created an electricity generator fuelled by decomposing bananas, and hope to build a full size fruit-fired power station.


http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/3604666.stm
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Yes, but what is the half-life of decomposed banana waste? Would you want them digging tunnels in your mountains to store all the decomposed banana waste until it is safe?