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New fat fuelled power station

Cooking waste from restaurants and food companies in London will help run the world's biggest fat-fuelled power station in Beckton.

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The fat fuelled power station

London restaurants are being asked to donate their waste grease, oil and fat, to help run a special power station.

Thames Water is one of the architects of the plan.

As Martin Stew reports, it hopes it could also lead to restaurants pouring less fat away, which clogs up the capital's sewers:

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