Contact: Diana Yates
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Caption: This corncob-biochar supercapacitor generates enough energy to power an LED bulb. Wood biochar is easier to use in large-scale applications and has more energy potential.
Credit: L. Brian Stauffer
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