EDF claims delayed Olympic biofuel could still leave a lasting legacy

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Utility hopes Rio 2016 Olympic Games will use its new elephant grass biofuel for torch and cauldron, despite missing 2012 deadline

EDF Energy might have been left embarrassed over its failure to deliver a low carbon flame for the Olympic Games, but it remains hopeful its efforts to create a new kind of biofuel will leave a lasting...

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