Foster's Brewery to Power Beer Battery

Via Engadget:

Australian brewer Foster's has teamed up with scientists to create the world's first "beer battery".

The technology – using bacteria which consume sugar to generate power from brewery waste water – was unveiled at the University of Queensland.

The BBC article goes on to say the power output will be enough to power one household. I think it will look something like this:
 

Foster's Beer Battery Mock Up

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