Plant Powered Bio-Solar Panels Powers Radio & Possibly Your Home!

OK, I’ve seen some cool stuff, and these “bio solar panels” are at the top of the list of cool hi-tech plant powered gadgets I’ve ever seen. The potential here for scalability is exponential. The cool-factor is a 8 or 9 on a scale of 10.

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Moss Powered Radio

Moss FM – Fabienne Felder from Dezeen on Vimeo.

Imagine your entire roof being covered in plants. Not just moss, but edibles.

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Not only would the plants and grow-media act as insulation for your home, they could also be generating electricity as well, that can be stored in your battery bank.

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 Now, obviously this moss powered gadget isn;t going to power your home. But the potential is there to use other plants on a larger scale to possibly power some of your lighting, or lower energy technology like your laptop, tablets, and charge your cell phone.

This is exciting new technology!

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via: Dezeen – Moss used as “bio solar panels to power a radio

via: http://mosspower.tumblr.com/

 

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