Carboneras to get Spains first “petrol farm”

A Valencian company (Bio Fuel Systems SA) has signed a contract with Carboneras townhall to build Spains first petrol farm in the town. The concept appears to be simple, yet almost sci-fi: The farm uses CO2 produced by local industry (the power station comes to mind) to force microbes and algae to grow as fast as possible, in a sort of mini-greenhouse effect. The microbes then break the algae down to form oil. The principle Continue reading Carboneras to get Spains first “petrol farm”