Cars run on cowpats

A group of 10 French farmers have started selling bio-gas produced mainly from cowpats and pig manure as car fuel.

The fuel – for cars, buses and lorries which have engines able to run on petrol and gas, with separate tanks for each – could lead the way for more projects of this type.

In 2015, France set a target of 10% of its gas coming from bio-gas by 2030 but this was lowered to 7% this year.

By mid-2016, there were 463 bio-gas projects ...

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