Gasification has been around since the 1800′s and powered vehicles during WWII. It may not be practical for widespread use… but for the brave, it’s a real possibility.
Would you consider converting your car to run on trash?
Treehugger ran a piece on GE and Nexterra’s development of a Gasification power plant over a year ago and the skilled and tenacious individuals at All Power Labs have an open source, scalable DIY Gasifier Experimenters Kit available right now.
Check out the hacked Honda that was their proof of concept in the above video.
Check out All Power Labs on facebook for up to date information on their “get ‘er done” Gasification excellence.
Originally published July 27, 2010