Sustainability > Energy savings

Solar-powered beer for craft breweries

11 September, 2019

Independent brewers in Australia are turning to solar energy to reduce their carbon footprint and save costs.


Beer process powered by Wellington's wind

04 September, 2019

To celebrate its partnership with NZ-based energy company Meridian, Garage Project has released a pale ale made using 100% renewable energy.


Solar installation allows more fruit to be processed

26 August, 2019

The Nine Mile Fresh apple processing and packing facility in South East Gippsland has installed industrial solar power stations to minimise energy bills.


Power quality and food waste

07 August, 2019

Fixing power quality can reduce food waste in an increasingly autonomous and continuous production cycle.


Kellogg's sustainable energy plans

24 July, 2019

Kellogg's Australia has plans to offset the carbon impact of manufacturing an estimated 630 million boxes of Australian-made cereals.


Coca-Cola Amatil energy goals on target

03 May, 2019

Coca-Cola Amatil's 2018 Sustainability Report has been launched, revealing that the company is on track to hit its 60% low-carbon and renewable energy target by 2020.


Goulburn Valley farmer slashes energy costs with solar

05 April, 2019

The Rachele Family has reduced its onsite electricity use by about 30% and saved more than $62,000 a year in electricity after installing a solar PV system across its two cold storage sheds.


Jet fuel and beer bottles from sugarcane waste

15 February, 2019

A pilot plant in Queensland is set to prove the economic viability of turning sugarcane waste into jet fuel and beer bottles.


SMC Energy Saving Customer Journey

12 February, 2019

SMC can guide users through the various points on their machines which could benefit from energy-saving components.


Optimising anaerobic digestion in waste food treatment

29 January, 2019

Removal of water from biogas increases an anaerobic digestor plant's overall energy efficiency in waste food treatment facilities.


Pernod Ricard Winemakers going 100% renewable energy

03 December, 2018

By the middle of next year, 2019, Pernod Ricard Winemakers will be sourcing all of its electricity from renewable sources.


Fonterra's Brightwater boiler conversion cuts emissions

22 November, 2018

Fonterra's Brightwater milk processing plant has cut carbon emissions by around 2400 tonnes a year using its newly converted boiler that co-fires with wood biomass.


How CCA will cut its energy bill by $1.3 million

26 October, 2018

CCA is to install 10,000 solar panels across three of its sites. The 3.5 MW solar PV system will help to cut CCA's annual energy costs by up to $1.3 million.


Competition boosts sustainability profits in wineries

24 October, 2018

Wineries and vineyards that adopt more sustainability practices have better financial performance, particularly when they perceive significant pressure from competitors.


The benefits of saving energy for manufacturers

25 September, 2018 by John Rieusset, ABB Food and Beverage

Energy efficiency improvements often pay for themselves while helping increase output and reduce operating costs.


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