Beer Maker, Scientists to Create Energy

May 2, 2007 By ROD McGUIRK, Associated Press Writer in Technology / Energy & Green Tech
Beer Maker, Scientists to Create Energy (AP)
A bottle of Foster's beer sits on a counter in a Sydney hotel in this Feb. 20, 2007 file photo. Breweries should be able to create clean energy as well as beer with experimental technology revealed by Australian scientists Wednesday, May 2, 2007. Foster's Group is joining forces with the University of Queensland state to turn waste water from its Yatala brewery, south of the state capital Brisbane, into electricity. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

(AP) -- Scientists and Australian beer maker Foster's are teaming up to generate clean energy from brewery waste water - by using sugar-consuming bacteria.

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"Beer Maker, Scientists to Create Energy" May 2, 2007