World’s first green hydrogen-powered distillery at Arbikie


Arbikie Highland Estate has completed the latest stage of their plan to be the world’s first green hydrogen-powered distillery with the installation of a new 1MW wind turbine to provide renewable energy.

The installation of the new wind turbine means, says Arbikie, it is well on track to be one of the world’s most sustainable distilleries.

Working in collaboration with Locogen and Logan Energy, it will use renewable electricity from the wind turbine to split water in an electrolyser to create green hydrogen which will then be used to power the distillery.

Arbikie has already distilled Nàdar (the world’s first climate-positive gin and vodka) in partnership with the James Hutton Institute and Abertay University and won the ‘Excellence in Sustainability’ award at the Scottish Whisky Awards.

Iain Stirling, Director of Arbikie Highland Estate commented, “We are delighted to pioneer the use of green hydrogen in the distilling industry. As the latest custodians of our family farms and distillery it’s very important to our family to be as sustainable as possible.”

Arbikie are working with customers, like Hilton and Marriott across the globe to create sustainable cocktails with their Nadars and Stirling explains, “Our Nàdar Gin and Vodka are in demand across the world as discerning consumers switch to planet-friendly spirits and our customers, including some of the world’s best bars, and hotels are using our Nadars to create sustainable cocktail menus.”


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