Coffee Set To Power London Buses In Green Initiative

London’s caffeine habit could soon provide an eco-friendly energy kick to its buses, including its iconic red double decker.Some six thousand litres of oil extracted from ground coffee waste will be added to fuel tanks of the city’s transport authority on Monday — enough to power a bus for a whole year. Behind the awareness-raising stunt is British start-up Bio-bean, which has been developing fuel from coffee waste grounds for four years, with financial and technical help from energy giant Royal Dutch Shell.

 

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