Latest Celtic Renewables Stories

Biofuel From Whiskey Waste
2013-06-18 05:36:30

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Scottish start-up Celtic Renewables is bringing back a once popular fermentation process that it says can be used to produce superior next-generation biofuels from the byproducts of various biological industries. The company is initially focused on the $6 billion Scottish Malt Whisky industry as a ready resource for developing biobutanol, a biofuel that has 25 percent more energy per unit volume than bioethanol. Just 10 percent...

Whiskey As Biofuel
2012-09-25 21:33:39

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It may not come as a shock to most who have tasted it before, but some scientists are turning whiskey by-products into fuel. The Tullibardine distillery in Perthshire, Scotland is joining in with Celtic Renewables to create biofuel out of their whiskey leftovers. The scientists plan to use bacteria to feed on the "leftovers" from the whiskey making process to produce butanol, which can help fuel vehicles. Over 90% of the...

Word of the Day
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.