Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation awards $1.5M for next-gen biodiesel

June 7, 2011 |

In Ghana, Colombia University professor Kartik Chandran has won a $1.5 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to produce biodiesel and methane from human waste in the capital city of Accra using the “Next-Generation Urban Sanitation Facility” he has developed. The idea is to provide local communities with access to affordable fuel while reducing environmental and public health impacts of improperly treated waste.

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