Scotch whisky bottles up sunnier days

Glenmorangie’s whisky bottling plant in Livingston has been fitted with 1,476 solar panels to cut energy bills

Scottish whisky distilleries raise a green glass to decarbonisation

Green hydrogen will be supplied to distilleries in the Scottish Highland to decarbonise their production

A salty wee dram – Scotch made by the sea!

A 3MW subsea turbine project will support the production of Scotch whisky distilled by tidal power

Scotch whisky industry toasts to net zero spirits by 2040

The Scotch Whisky Association has also pledged to have all new product packaging reusable, recyclable and compostable by 2025

Whisky goes green with £10m of UK Government funding

The new raft of funding is estimated to enable UK distilleries to cut emissions by almost a million tonnes of CO2 every year, equivalent to taking 100,000 cars off the road

Teeling Whiskey’s spirit of sustainability

  ELN News Editor Priyanka Shrestha visits the Teeling Whiskey distillery in Dublin to find out about its sustainability practices as part of the Origin Green initiative run by the Irish Food Board.

Teeling Whiskey’s green spirit

  ELN talks to Alex Chasko, Chief Technical Officer at Teeling Whiskey in Dublin, about the distillery’s sustainable processes.

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 […]

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 […]