Whiskey waste-to-biofuel site gets planning permission

A Scottish energy firm has secured planning permission to build a whisky residue biofuel plant at Grangemouth. Celtic Renewables’ commercial demonstrator facility is expected to produce more than half a million litres of the green fuel each year from waste products generated in the manufacture of the alcoholic beverage. The firm has launched a funding […]

Whisky ‘leftovers’ to produce fuel for cars

A Scottish distillery has signed an agreement to use its whisky “leftovers” to produce fuel for cars. Tullibardine, an independent malt whisky producer, will be working with Celtic Renewables, which has developed a way to convert the residues of the drink into a type of advanced biofuel called buobutanol. This could be used to power […]