Spanish Town Builds World’s First Plant to Convert Sewage into Clean Energy

Spanish Town Builds World’s First Plant to Convert Sewage into Clean Energy

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Algae plant Chiclana de la Frontera-Spain aerialA Spanish resort town with sprawling golf courses and tree-lined beaches has added another green site to its attractions: the world’s first plant to convert sewage into clean energy.

The facility in Chiclana de la Frontera on the southwest tip of Spain uses wastewater and sunlight to produce algae-based biofuel as part of a $15.7 million project to pursue alternative energies and reduce reliance on foreign oil.

(READ the story from Reuters)

Photo: Plant in Chiclana de la Frontera

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