TU Delft was founded in 1842 as the Royal Academy by King Willem II. It has been known as the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) since 1986.
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Europe & Central Asia University, education or research institution
2011 - 2014
Upgrade human waste to fuel gas with plasma-driven gasification
The development of a self-supporting sanitation system consisting of a microwave plasma gasification mini plant that generates energy and a human centered design for distributed sanitation facilities in urban informal settlements.
A collaboration of two Faculties (3ME and IDE) of Delft University of Technology proposes Microwave Plasma Gasification to generate electricity out of feces. This technology is a combination of the usage of plasma gasification and a solid oxide fuel cell and is an efficient method to get rid of large amounts of feces, meanwhile generating enough …
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