Aston University - Power plants powered by plants

February 12, 2009

The problem of energy poverty in rural India and the UK's appetite for renewable energy will be tackled by an Aston University team. Aston is partnering the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, on a £3 million project to build bioenergy power plants. The funding has been put up by Research Councils UK, and will facilitate the creation of two decentralised energy systems, one in West Bengal and the other in Birmingham. The power plants will be powered by waste products such as sewage, agricultural and municipal waste, and biofuel crops grown on wasteland.

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