Bio-energy and bio-plastics produced by novel methods

Ecologically engineered system depicting use of electricity from domestic wastewater treatment

In the quest for alternative, renewable and eco-friendly fuels, scientists have developed a novel method to produce bio-energy and value-added products through wastewater treatment.

Senior scientist, Dr. S. Venkata Mohan and his group at IICT, Hyderabad have adopted a bio-refinery approach and produced futuristic green fuels, bio-hydrogen and bio-electricity. In the process a value added product that came out – bio-plastics.

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Tags: energy generation, CO, ETPs, anaerobic reactors, bio-methane, fertiliser, bacterial, fatty acids, hydrogen, eco-friendly fuels


The Hindu, 2013-06-06.


Indian Institute of Carpet Technology (IICT)


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