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 […]

Distillery toasts whiskey-waste-to-energy scheme

A renewable energy company is to turn waste from whiskey at a distillery into power. Northumberland firm HydroThane UK has built an anaerobic digestion plant and biogas-fired boiler in Edinburgh for North British Distillery Co. The £6m deal comprises three phases: the first was to design and build the plant, which is now done. The […]