Severn Trent and Derby City Trading Standards using alcohol to create energy

Workers unloading seized alcohol Credit: Rajiv Popat
Boxes of illegal alcohol being unloaded in Alfreton Credit: Rajiv Popat
Workers unloading seized alcohol Credit: Rajiv Popat

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Alcohol Into Energy

Thousands of bottles of illegal alcohol seized by Derbyshire trading standards in December is going to be turned into electricity. Severn Trent will mix the contaminated alcohol with chemicals to generate enough energy to power hundreds of homes.