UK green bank backs Scottish whisky plant

The UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) is funding the installation of a wood-fuelled power system at a whisky distillery in Scotland. The 4MW biomass boiler at the Royal Brackla Distillery in Nairn – a 200-year old facility operated by John Dewar & Sons – is expected to be 50% more efficient than the distillery’s current […]

Whisky distillery tots up backing for green power

The Macallan whisky distillery in Speyside, Scotland has won backing for its green energy project. Today it was announced the Green Investment Bank and John Laing are investing £26 million, while the Treasury is guaranteeing £48 million of debt raised from the bond market. Due to be ready in 2016, the new biomass Combined Heat […]