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This Company Believes Insects Can Provide Biofuel To Power Our Future

This Company Believes Insects Can Provide Biofuel To Power Our Future

A Polish group is testing out a new factory concept that can provide a source of renewable energy, and even serve space missions

Laura Yan
  • 26 october 2016

A company called HiProMine wants to turn insects into biofuel for anything from beauty products to substance for future space colonies. HiProMine created a prototype of the first insect-driven factory in August of 2015 in Robakowo, Poland. Here’s how it works: the factory gathers the waste produced from nearby meat, dairy, fruit and vegetable industries to feed bioreactors, each containing a different species of insects, including grasshoppers, locusts, mealworms and cockroaches.

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