ScottishPower charges up The Macallan Estate for World EV Day

It has installed 10 charging points to help the distillery electrify its fleet and provide charging points for visitors

Whisky waste raises a glass to green transport

A distillery in north-eastern Scotland converts its production residues into biogas fuel for its fleet

Nc’Nean becomes ‘UK’s first’ net zero whisky distillery

In its latest sustainability report it revealed it has been verified net zero for its production, operates on 100% renewable energy and offsets any remaining carbon emissions it produces

UK’s distillery industry lands £10m of new funding to drive decarbonisation

The new wave of funding is expected to help distilleries cut carbon dioxide emissions by nearly a million tonnes every year

Government backs whisky industry’s net zero ambitions with £10m funding

The funds aim to encourage distilleries to embrace hydrogen to power their operations

Scotch whisky sector toasts renewable energy goal

It has reached its green energy use target four years ahead of schedule

A toast as Scotch whisky goes green

A Scottish whisky distillery has installed a £12 million bio-energy plant built on-site to supply it with green energy. The facility, owned by Alcoholic drinks company Diageo, converts 1,000 cubic metres of co-products into 1MWh of heat a day. Initial results indicate the Glendullan bio-energy facility is generating two million cubic metres of biogas per year. That’s around […]

Whisky makers raise a green glass to efficiency

Whisky makers were offered £5 million to cut their carbon emissions by the UK’s green lending bank today. Aberfeldy distillery in Perthshire bagged some of the cash to replace old boilers with energy efficient ones, meant to cut its carbon emissions by 90%. Biomass boilers will elbow out existing heavy fuel oil boilers to produce […]

Whisky distillery bags green bank funding

A Scottish whisky distillery has bagged funding from the Green Investment Bank to build a biomass boiler. The Tomatin Distillery near Inverness was awarded £576,733 from the UK’s green lending body. This will be more than matched by private equity fund Equitix Energy Efficiency Fund (EEEF), which is putting £600,274 towards the project. The boiler […]