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US20100304189 GEOBACTERACEAE STRAINS AND METHODS  
Embodiments of the present invention provide a method of producing genetically modified strains of electricigenic microbes that are specifically adapted for the production of electrical current in...
US20110236725 MICROBIAL FUEL CELL  
It is an object of the present invention to provide a microbial fuel cell capable of increasing a current density without employing a mediator. The microbial fuel cell 1 includes a 3-dimensionally...
US20120276418 METHODS AND DEVICES FOR IN-SITU TREATMENT OF SEDIMENT SIMULTANEOUS WITH MICROBIAL ELECTRICITY GENERATION  
A method for in-situ treatment of sediment simultaneous with microbial electricity generation is provided, comprising steps of constructing a microbial fuel cell, placing the microbial fuel cell...
US20140315046 MICROBIAL POWER GENERATION DEVICE, ELECTRODE FOR MICROBIAL POWER GENERATION DEVICE, AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME  
Provided are a microbial power generation device, an electrode for the microbial power generation device, preparing methods of the same, an electric power producing method using microbes and a...
US20150202621 FUEL CELL AND ANALYSIS DEVICE THAT COMPRISE IT  
A fuel cell comprising: at least one microfluidic channel that allows the capillary flow and, preferably, also diffusion of at least one suitable fluid for generating electricity, at least one...
US20130130334 BIOFUEL AND ELECTRICITY PRODUCING FUEL CELLS AND SYSTEMS AND METHODS RELATED TO SAME  
A fuel cell comprising an anode electrode, a cathode electrode and a reference electrode electronically connected to each other; a first biocatalyst comprising a consolidated bioprocessing...
US20140287272 ELECTROLYTE-MEMBRANELESS MICROBIAL FUEL CELL, IN-SERIES STACK THEREOF, AND IN-PARALLEL COMBINATION THEREOF  
Disclosed herein are an electrolyte-membraneless microbial fuel cell, in-series stack thereof, and in-parallel combination thereof. According to various implementation examples, problems relating...
US20150251934 MODULAR ENERGY RECOVERING WATER TREATMENT DEVICES  
A modular device that is optimized for preliminary water treatment and energy generation and methods for operating the same are described.
US20100064746 CONVERSION SYSTEMS FOR BIOMASS  
The efficient production of ethanol from low-cost biomass (e.g., corn, sugar beets, sugar cane, switchgrass and/or paper) has become increasingly important in making ethanol competitive with...
US20130323535 BIOGENERATOR CONSTRUCTED USING LIVE CELL CULTURES  
An apparatus (or a biogenerator) is disclosed which utilizes the electrochemical polarization of epithelial cells to generate electricity. The apparatus employs living cells to convert chemical...
US20120028079 Systems and method for bio-electricity production  
A system and method for bio-electricity production are provided. The system includes a microorganism fuel cell in which the anode compartment comprises a microorganism cell having displayed...
US20110076519 Systems and Methods for Sustainable Wastewater and Biosolids Treatment  
Methods of sustainable wastewater and biosolids treatment using a bioreactor including a microbial fuel cell are disclosed. In some embodiments, the methods include the following: enriching an...
US20110135966 NOVEL COW-DUNG BASED MICROBIAL FUEL CELL  
A novel cow dung based Microbial Fuel Cell (MFC) comprising of graphite electrodes and a proton exchange membrane and that converts chemical energy available in a bio-convertible substrate...
US20120082867 Microbial Fuel Cell and Method of Use  
A microbial fuel cell comprising a cathode module, an anode module, a means for feeding source water to the anode module, and a means for feeling air to the source water after said anode module,...
US20120034493 ELECTRODE DEVICE, GENERATOR DEVICE AND METHOD FOR POWER GENERATION BY MEANS OF MEMBRANE-POTENTIAL SHUNTING  
An electrode device (100) set up for membrane-potential shunting to cells (1) with membrane casings (2) comprises a cell holder (10) designed to hold the cells, and an electrode support (20)...
US20110097605 YEAST BIOFILM BASED FUEL CELL  
A yeast biofilm microbial fuel cell has anode and cathode chambers, each containing an electrolyte medium, separated by a proton conducting membrane. A baker's yeast biofilm is induced to form on...
US20140030555 MICROBIAL FUEL CELL, AND RELATED SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
A microbial fuel cell is provided that includes a cell housing, a membrane dividing an internal chamber of the cell housing into an anode compartment and a cathode compartment, an anode including...
US20140087213 MICROBIAL FUEL CELL COMPRISING A MICROPROBE ARRAY  
Provided is a microbial fuel cell (MFC). The MFC includes a microfluidic element having an inlet portion and an outlet portion for intake and discharge of a culture fluid containing cells and a...
US20130017416 Membrane Stack For A Membrane Based Process And Method For Producing A Membrane Therefor  
The present invention relates to a membrane stack and device for a membrane based process and method therefore. The membrane stack comprises: a number of membranes (78) forming compartments; and...
US20060263646 Reverse electrodialysis for generation of hydrogen  
A system combines reverse electrodialysis and electrolysis to produce hydrogen gas from the controlled mixing of fresh and salt water. A battery stack is formed of alternating membranes of...
US20110200847 MICROBIAL POWER GENERATION METHOD AND MICROBIAL POWER GENERATION DEVICE  
Power generation efficiency of a microbial power generation device is improved by a simple and inexpensive means. Two plate-shaped cation-exchange membranes 31 are disposed parallel to each other...
US20100055506 Newly Discovered Bacterium in the Family Acetobacteraceae  
Provided is an isolated novel Gram-negative bacterium, wherein the bacterium is an aerobic, facultative methylotroph that produces colonies that are yellow pigmented, wherein the bacterium can use...
US20110318610 PRODUCTION OF HYDROGEN PEROXIDE  
A process for producing hydrogen peroxide comprising the steps of providing a bioelectrochemical system having an anode and a cathode, feeding a feed solution containing organic or inorganic (or...
US20130183743 Microbial Fuel Cell  
Transgenic microbes with an altered electrogenic efficacy, biofilms comprising such microbes, and microbial fuel cells comprising such microbes are provided. The microbial fuel cells can be...
US20100297737 Microbial fuel cell  
Transgenic microbes with an altered electrogenic efficacy, biofilms comprising such microbes, and microbial fuel cells comprising such microbes are provided. The microbial fuel cells can be...
US20100297477 MICROBIAL FUEL CELL CATHODE ASSEMBLY  
Disclosed is a microbial fuel cell cathode assembly comprising a catalyst (6) and an electrically conductive catholyte wicking member (5) having a catalyst contacting surface (5a) in contact with...
US20120082868 Floating Microbial Fuel Cells  
A microbial fuel cell (MFC) includes a cation exchange membrane defining an anode chamber, an anode positioned in the anode chamber, and a cathode in contact with an exterior of the cation...
US20120315506 MODULE SYSTEM FOR MICROBIAL FUEL CELL  
Disclosed is a module system for a microbial fuel cell used in the field of a microbial fuel cell, in which a plurality of unit cells electrically connected to each other in series cannot share an...
US20110104518 Advanced Apparatus for Generating Electrical Power from Aquatic Sediment/Water Interfaces  
An improved benthic microbial fuel cell for generating energy at the interface of aquatic sediment and seawater includes an anode electrode embedded within the aquatic sediment, a cathode...
US20100021774 Membrane electrode assembly and biofuel cell using the same  
A membrane electrode assembly includes a proton exchange membrane, an anode and a cathode. The proton exchange membrane has two opposite surfaces, a first surface and a second surface. The anode...
US20130011697 HIGH EFFICIENCY MICROBIAL FUEL CELL  
A microbial fuel cell comprising an anode, a cathode, microbes in contact with the anode, a conduit for electrons connecting the anode to the cathode through an external circuit wherein the anode,...
US20120225326 MODULE ELEMENT, IN PARTICULAR FOR A BIOFUEL CELL, AND MANUFACTURING PROCESS  
A module of a biofuel cell includes three module elements each having a porous membrane. At least two of the porous membranes are electrically conducting and form the cathode and the anode of the...
US20090017336 POWER GENERATION DEVICE UTILIZING LIVING PLANT NUTRIENTS  
A power generation device includes a gas producing section for the extraction and utilization of living plant nutrients to produce a hydrogen containing gas and a hydrogen utilizing section...
US20140255729 MICROBIAL FUEL CELL HAVING ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTIVE FOAM ELECTRODE  
A microbial fuel cell includes an anode and a cathode in at least one compartment. A wastewater inlet provides a wastewater flow to the anode and an electron receptor inlet provides oxygen or...
US20100203359 MICROBIAL FUEL CELL TREATMENT OF ETHANOL FERMENTATION PROCESS WATER  
The present invention relates to a method for removing inhibitor compounds from a cellulosic biomass-to-ethanol process which includes a pretreatment step of raw cellulosic biomass material and...
US20090197124 POWER SUPPLY FOR PLUMBING DEVICE  
An example arrangement for providing power includes a microbial fuel cell and a controller for supplying power to a plumbing component. The controller supplies power using power generated by the...
US20070264534 BIOHYDROGEN PRODUCTION BY AN ARTIFICIAL ENZYMATIC PATHWAY  
The present invention comprises an in vitro enzymatic process that effectively converts renewable polysaccharides into high yields of hydrogen at mild conditions, using only enzymes and water. The...
US20100196742 Electricity Generation Using Phototrophic Microbial Fuel Cells  
A sediment-type self-sustained phototrophic microbial fuel cell for generating electricity through the syntrophic interaction between photosynthetic microorganisms and heterotrophic bacteria in...
US20120152835 FUEL CELL DEVICES FOR USE IN WATER TREATMENT AND RECLAMATION PROCESSES  
In some aspects, the disclosure provides methods and materials for generating electrical energy from wastewater treatment materials. For example, the methods involve selecting a pair of materials...
US20110195280 Banana plant cell  
The present invention discloses a banana plant cell, comprising at least one banana plant, at least one first electrode, and at least one second electrode. The banana plant is live and comprises...
US20140255730 SCALABLE MICRO POWER CELLS WITH NO-GAP ARRANGEMENT BETWEEN ELECTRON AND PROTON TRANSFER ELEMENTS  
Energy is probably one of the most important issues of the current century. New sources, approaches and systems have been studied in order to find suitable and more reliable power sources and...
US20080213631 Hybrid Power Strip  
The present invention is a flexible hybrid biofuel cell power strip for use in low power applications (less than one Watt) such as trickle charging to extend the charge of conventional batteries...
US20110123835 METHANE-POWERED MICROBIAL FUEL CELLS  
The present disclosure generally relates to fuel cells and, in particular, to microbial fuel cells. In one aspect, the fuel cell can use microorganisms (microbes) to oxidize fuel, especially...
US20110256427 METHOD FOR MICROBIALLY GENERATING ELECTRICITY AND MICROBIAL POWER GENERATOR  
To increase the power generation efficiency of a microbial power generator by using an easy and inexpensive unit. Two plate-like cation-exchange membranes 31 are disposed in parallel in a tank 30....
US20090311559 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ELECTROCHEMICAL POWER GENERATION  
Electrochemical power generation systems in which the oxidizable reactant is non-carbon constituents of a fossil fuel are provided. The fossil fuel may be coal, which is contacted with an aqueous...
US20150111067 Biological Fuel Cell and Methods  
A fuel cell has an anode and a cathode with anode enzyme disposed on the anode and cathode enzyme is disposed on the cathode. The anode is configured and arranged to electrooxidize an anode...
US20110281139 Wastewater Treatment Process and Device for Electricity Generation and Desalination Simultaneously  
A wastewater treatment process and wastewater treatment device for generating current and desalting simultaneously are provided. The device may comprise an anode compartment, an anion exchange...
US20100330397 Microbial power generation device  
A microbial power generation device includes an anode chamber which maintains a microbe and which is supplied with influent which includes an electron donor, a cathode chamber supplied with an...
US20120082869 Microbial Electrolytic Cell  
System and methods for efficiently capturing hydrogen gas from a microbial electrolytic cell. Certain aspects of the invention describe microbial electrolytic cells in which the cathode is located...
US20110020671 INTERNAL-RESISTANCE MEASURING DEVICE FOR RESPONSE-DELAY TYPE FUEL CELL  
One object is to provide a measuring device configured to evaluate the power generation characteristics of a response-delay type fuel cell automatically, precisely, and with excellent...

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