A Philippines college student has invented solar windows that convert food waste into energy.
Carvey Maigue developed AuREUS as a way to bring energy to those in need and fight climate change. The Mapúa University student is the Sustainability Winner of The James Dyson Award 2020 for his efforts.
A resin is derived from certain varieties of fruit and vegetables that re-emit the UV light to Photovoltaic (PV) solar cells and turn it into electricity. The invention was one of 1800 entries from 27 different countries.
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