Whiskey distillation given a hydrogen re-boot in the Scottish Highlands

ScottishPower and Storegga on Tuesday (May 5) announced plans to build a series of megawatt-scale green hydrogen projects in the Scottish Highlands in a bid to clean up whiskey distillation.

Part of an effort of to meet ambitious carbon reduction targets set by ‘Scotland’s most valuable exporting sectors’, it is hoped use of green hydrogen will decarbonise the distillation process.

The initial project phase, dubbed the Cromarty Hydrogen Project, is designed to deliver up to 20 tonnes of green hydrogen per day from 2024, just north of Inverness, Scotland.

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