On Friday, the UK Secretary of State for the Environment, David Miliband, peeked in at the start of construction of a new £250 million bioethanol production plant to be run by Ensus in Teesside. The plant will open in 2009, and the Northern Echo reports that the plant will turn 1.2 million tons of wheat into 400 million liters of ethanol a year. Ensus says that's about a third of the UK's demand by 2010. Miliband rode in a Saab 9-5 BioPower to and from the event.

Nearby, the Biofuels Corporation of Teesside also makes biodiesel, sometimes for politicians. There's another picture after the break, because why not.

[Source: Saab UK, The Northern Echo]


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