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Human Waste Fueling Spanish Vehicles

July 30th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor

Spanish firm All-gas is using human waste to create biofuel, in what is a remarkably unique development. The facility in Chiclana de la Frontera, Southwest Spain, uses waste water to produce algae-based biofuel. The 12m Euro project is part of Spain’s strategy to encourage alternative energy and reduce their reliance on fossil fuels

Video: Pressure Cooking Process Turns Algae Into Oil In Under A Minute

November 6th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

The term “fossil fuels” comes from the fact that the oil in the ground is the result of compressed carbon life dating back millions of years. But a new biofuel breakthrough by researchers at the University of Michigan has turned wet algae into a viable oil substitute in under a minute. Is this the moment that algae goes mainstream

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