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Otago Uni trials miscanthus biofuel

posted Apr 5, 2012, 3:26 PM by ema-1 ema-1   [ updated Aug 7, 2012, 5:47 PM ]
"In a joint project between the university's property services department, the botany department and the Centre for Sustainability: Agriculture, Food, Energy, Environment (CSAFE), the university planted 2500 miscanthus plants, which is an Asian grass which grows up to 2m, at the former Sawyers Bay sewage treatment site. A thousand of the plants were also planted on a farm near Oturehua"

Full story: http://www.odt.co.nz/campus/university-otago/204345/grass-could-power-university-biofuel


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