UK researchers say seawater can be used for ethanol production

August 22, 2018 |

In the UK, researchers from the University of Nottingham have found that seawater can replace freshwater to produce the sustainable fuel Bioethanol, reducing the need to drain precious resources.

The study – ‘The establishment of a marine focused biorefinery for bioethanol production using seawater and a novel marine yeast strain’ – has been published in Scientific Reports. Their results showed that seawater can be used in Bioethanol production along with a new strain of marine based yeast.

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