30 Mar '12, 12pm

Will Poop Power Electric Cars? Sure Will At Denver Zoo

Will Poop Power Electric Cars? Sure Will At Denver Zoo

), the tuk-tuk was brought in from Thailand and re-engineered to run on the pellets. The conversion process, from poop to power, involves compacting the waste into pellets, which are then thermally broken down in an oxygen-free system--no burning here--and used to charge batteries, fuel heaters and other machinery. The rickshaw itself runs on electric power, generated by the pellets.

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