Biomass Boiler Helps Dewar's Distillery Cut CO2 by 90%

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Biomass Boiler Helps Dewar's Distillery Cut CO2 by 90%

by Mike Hower
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Friday, July 17, 2015 - 8:05am

The Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery in Scotland has cut its carbon footprint by 90 percent after installing a biomass boiler late last year.

Traditionally, distilleries are heavy users of fossil fuels, but this is the latest example of investment in biomass gaining traction industry-wide.

“Moving away from boilers that use heavy fuel oil – to more efficient wood pellets – helps reduce energy costs and lower emissions into the environment,” a spokesman for the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) said in a statement.

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