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Researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York have created a micro-scale biological solar cell that generates a higher. This contribution discusses why we should consider developing artificial photosynthesis with the tandem approach followed by the Dutch BioSolar Cells. Title, The BioSolar Cells project: sustainable energy from photosynthesis. Author (s), Klein Lankhorst, R.M.. Source, Wageningen: Project Office BioSolar Cells.

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Water, nutrients and energy are all becoming scarcer. Agricultural lands are becoming exhausted and are being lost due to erosion. Harvests are failing as a result of climate change. We have to produce sustainably if we want to guarantee healthy and safe food for everyone in the future.

This will require radical changes to the system or game changers: The sun provides us with an abundant supply of energy. If we can capture and store it effectively, we will have a sustainable energy source. By doing so, this research programme contributes to achieving more sustainable production of food, energy and green raw materials for industry.

Global demand for sustainably produced energy and food is growing, spurred by the need to find a solution to the consequences of shrinking fossil fuel reserves, climate change, a growing world population that needs to be fed, and increased prosperity. The possibilities for expanding the amount of land used for agriculture are limited; therefore we need to search for ways of making more efficient use of solar energy.

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While much biossolar has been done on photovoltaic solar cells, BioSolar Cells is exploring new possibilities, developing photobiological solar cells. For transport fuel we still rely mainly on fossil fuel sources, which slowly but surely are dwindling.

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The immense potential of the sun makes it our most important source of sustainable energy. The potential of solar energy. Algae are an excellent source of raw material for fuels, foods and materials, which is why BioSolar Cells does research on how to produce algae efficiently. Another focus of our research is on photosynthesis itself: BioSolar Cells is also exploring ways to make technical systems that can mimic photosynthesis: To increase the chance of success for energy-related innovations, BioSolar Cells devotes a lot of attention to training activities for secondary, higher professional and university education.

We develop materials for school projects, small-scale experiments suitable for classroom use, and special programmes for undergraduate and post-graduate courses.

The BioSolar Cells project : sustainable energy from photosynthesis

BioSolar Cells and education. Energy policies, the world food supply, climate change and modern technology are all hotly debated issues. If crops are grown on a large scale for the production of biofuels, this may cellss consequences for the amount of food available to low income populations and affect nature too.

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Views on climate change, and how we should go about dealing with this, vary widely. And the same is true for certain new technologies and their applications, such as genetic modification and nanotechnology.

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Algae, plants and artificial leaves Algae are an excellent source of raw material for fuels, foods and materials, which is why BioSolar Cells does research on how to produce algae efficiently.

Scientists create most powerful micro-scale bio-solar cell yet

Education To increase the chance of success for energy-related innovations, BioSolar Cells devotes a lot of attention to training activities for secondary, higher professional and university education.

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