Human and animal waste-to-hydrogen tech gets Canadian backing

A Canadian company has entered a share purchase agreement with a Nigerian firm that has patented technology to produce green hydrogen, ammonia, fertiliser, electricity and more from human and animal waste.

Hydrofuel Canada revealed on Thursday (July 21) that it plans to provide funding to commercialise Lumos Laboratories Nigeria Limited’s (Lumos) unique technology, which hopes to tackle health and energy issues.

Developed to address health concerns within communities without centralised sanitary sewage treatment, Lumos says its technology could provide decentralised treatment of sewage on a ‘neighbourhood-by-neighbourhood’ basis.

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