Government announces funding package for UK distilleries
Released 08 January 2021
The Government has announced details of a £10m fund to help UK distilleries switch to low carbon fuels such as hydrogen.
Eleven distilleries across Scotland and a further six in England will be able to apply for funding. The successful distilleries will receive between £44,000 and £75,000 in the first phase of funding, helping them boost decarbonisation research and development, with schemes including the use of hydrogen and biofuel boilers and geothermal energy in their production processes.
Further details can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/news/whisky-gets-into-the-spirit-of-building-back-greener.