Ballarat Social Innovators 2021

November 2021

by Tim and Nixon

This team’s big idea is to create a car that sucks in CO2 as fuel and releases oxygen. Via a photosynthetic reaction, energy is captured and can be used as fuel for the car. This idea aims to solve a range of problems pertinent to the environment. It is a carbon neutral car that increases environmental oxygen and has the additional benefit of creating new jobs in Australia.

This idea will be trialled in the community through the creation of a scaled back version of the car in the form of a remote control car. This smaller prototype will use renewable energy to highlight the benefits that can be achieved at a small scale, with the view to then scale up product size and product capability.

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