AG Barr to power operations with 100% renewable electricity

AG Barr, manufacturer of leading soft drinks brands including IRN-BRU and Rubicon, has announced plans to introduce fossil-free electricity to power its operations across the UK.

Vattenfall announced on 6 February that its signed a 10-year supply contract with the drinks manufacturer, which will supply 22GWh of electricity per year – the equivalent used by 6,000 UK homes annually.

Danielle Lane, UK Country Manager at Vattenfall said: “Our goal is to make a life free from fossil fuel possible for our customers and we are delighted to provide AG Barr with a long-term supply of home-grown renewable energy. We are seeing more and more companies looking to secure fossil free power for their business as they work towards net zero carbon emissions.”

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