Bacteria-powered solar cell can produce electricity on cloudy days

Various media outlets reported that UBC researchers developed a low-cost and sustainable way to build a solar cell using bacteria that can harvest energy on cloudy days.

Vikramaditya Yadav, a professor in UBC’s department of chemical and biological engineering and project lead, said the new cells “could perform at comparable efficiencies as conventional solar cells.”

Stories appeared on Times of India, Business Standard and Irish News.