Brightside Algal Works, Forgemasters

Brightside Algal Works, Forgemasters

Traditional manufacturing in the UK is subject to the increasing threats of globalisation. Sheffield, once being the world capital of steel production, is now a struggling city of manufacture bearing only a tiny fraction of these industries today. Resilience needs to be developed, and environmental initiative taken, to ensure the future existence of such energy intensive industries in a world of stricter environmental legislation and an imminent fuel crisis. The project seeks to utilise the waste heat energy from Sheffield Forgemasters, along with other by products of the steel making process, to cultivate algae for the production of algal biofuel...

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