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Drinks manufacturer goes green

Drinks manufacturer AG Barr have signed a deal with Vattenfall.

The makers of Irn-Bru will now be powered by 100% renewable electricity.

The deal will cover the main plants in Cumbernauld and Milton Keynes. Further to this, regional sites in the West Midlands, Sheffield, Manchester, Forfar, Newcastle and Bolton will also be covered.

As a result of the deal, 22GWh will be supplied per year from UK wind farms.

AG Barr have ambitious sustainability goals and they believe this deal is a step in the right direction for reducing their carbon footprint.

Vattenfall stated that they are seeing more and more businesses looking to reduce their use of fossil fuels. The aim of becoming net-zero is at the forefront of business energy strategies.

This 10 year deal comes after AG Barr announced their part in helping to facilitate Scotland in larger wind energy projects.

More coverage of this deal can be found at www.bbc.co.uk

Categories: Environment, Sustainability, Electricity, Energy (General)
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