Bug power: DONG Energy and Novozymes to harness waste-sorting bugs at new £60m power plant

Madeleine Cuff
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New plant will use enzymes to process household waste into organic slurry, which is then used to generate biogas

DONG Energy and enzyme specialist Novozymes are partnering to create the world's first commercial scale power plant which uses bugs to sort household waste, the two firms announced today. Novozymes...

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