A majority of energy generation comes from creating rotary motion to move magnets past conductive material. Biochemical electricity comes from living organisms, like bacteria, algae, and viruses.

Using swamp muck to generate electricity

This guide shows how to use swamp muck and a few other materials to create a microbial fuel cell that can harvest electricity generated by bacteria.

Using a virus to generate electricity

Researchers at MIT have figured out how to alter a virus in order to augment existing electrode technology. Learn More

 

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