Electro-Active - Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Team Members 
Principal Investigator: Costas Tsouris
Entrepreneurial Co-Lead: Abhijeet P. Borole
Entrepreneurial Co-Lead: Alex Lewis
Industry Mentor: Jim Petrecky

Technology Description

Developing sustainable solutions for the 21st century via conversion of waste to hydrogen and bioproducts, with electrons as intermediates. This platform allows generation of clean fuel, reduction of GHG emissions, and decrease in volume of waste landfilled. The technology uses microbes capable of producing or utilizing electrons, integrated with electrochemical catalysis, to provide high efficiency conversions.