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Saturday, 7 May 2011

Drunk With Power?

The famous Speyside region of Scotland is home to half of the country's 100 distilleries. They supply Scotland (and the rest of the world) with great whisky, of course, but that distilling process also results in lots of spent grains.

Now that byproduct of the whisky-making process is going to keep the lights on as well, thanks to a new biomass plant in the village of Rothes that just got the go-ahead.

To read more about this story, click here.

You can learn more about whisky and its importance to the Scottish people in Scottish Miscellany: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Scotland the Brave.

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