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Innovators Create Alternative Energy Device that is Carbon Negative

Elisa Huang

In a renovated former artists’ space in Berkeley, an alternative energy startup has slowly begun resurrecting a more than century-old technology known as gasification. They've created a device that is not only carbon neutral, but carbon negative and also creates fertilizer byproduct that can be used to grow plants. While not perfect, they've essentially given WWII technology a tech upgrade and have created a device that uses biomass like leftover corn cobs and rice husks.

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