The slime solution

The future of biofuels is all about algae. Now you can power your car by flushing your toilet


waste water

One man’s trash, another man’s treasure. This ceartainly applies to technology that turns wastewater into fuel. And not just any old kind of fuel too. Clean, sustainable and green biofuel. The EU-backed All-gas project is aimed at just that – producing biofuel in a more sustainable way by cultivating fast-growing micro-algae.

The main company behind the scheme, Spanish FCC Aqualia, has already produced its first crop of algae that will be processed to get methane, thus creating an alternative approach to the increasingly controversial crop-based transport fuels.

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