Cargill has opened a new solar power facility at its cocoa and chocolate site in Tema, Ghana, part of its global strategy of investing in environmentally friendly, renewable ways of generating power for industrial production.
ICS Cool Energy has been added to the Carbon Trust’s Green Business Directory as an accredited supplier. The Carbon Trust Accredited Supplier Scheme recognises energy efficient equipment and renewable technology suppliers.
Ice Cream manufacturer Mackie’s of Scotland will switch on the ‘largest solar panel farm in Scotland’ when it goes on grid this week (September 30), in a bid meet its rising energy requirements, the firm claimed.
The government’s recent decision to cut subsidies for biomass, anaerobic digestion and biogas, as well as solar and wind, will damage the development of the renewable energy market in the UK, warn experts in the sector.
Food and drink manufacturers need to review their energy use in advance of electricity market reform (EMR) measures that will push up costs in the long-term, according to the head of indirect sales at energy company Npower.
Britain’s food and drink manufacturers are missing out on potential new revenue streams now available through generating and selling low-carbon energy to retailers, alongside more traditional groceries, according to a leading environmental consultancy.