Energy from whiskey waste by-products
July 15, 2013
By Canadian Biomass
July 15, 2013 - Helius Energy's $95 million biomass plant that turns whisky by-products into energy and heat has started commercial operations.
The site at Rothes in the
Scottish whisky heartland of Speyside uses by-products from nearby distilleries
to produce renewable energy and a liquid animal feed product known as Pot Ale
It's estimated the plant
will produce enough electricity to power 9,000 homes and save around 46,000
tonnes of CO2 per year.
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