39 Energie aus Organsismen Teaser

Grafik: Polygraph Design

Thinking space nature

Tiny creatures, big power

Some bacteria and algae can produce fuels for driving cars or heating homes.

39 Energie aus Organsismen Teaser

Grafik: Polygraph Design

The organisms produce, for example, the energy carrier hydrogen through their metabolism. The fuel is climate neutral and the living organisms require little space, which means production facilities need not impinge on agricultural land use. Energy from algae or bacteria has already been produced in the lab Scientists alter the organism’s genes in such a way that fuel can be produced even more efficiently.