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Student Develops Windows that Turns Food Waste into Solar Energy

Student Develops Windows that Turns Food Waste into Solar Energy

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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