Jack Daniel’s owner toasts 30MW wind deal

  The owner of brands such as Jack Daniel’s and Chambord has announced an agreement to buy 30MW of renewable energy. Brown-Forman Corporation is buying green electricity from Infinity Renewables’ Solomon Forks Wind Project in Kansas under a 15-year deal. It is expected to generate the equivalent of more than 90% of the firm’s annual […]

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 […]