Irn-Bru maker goes green with Vattenfall deal

Irn-Bru maker AG Barr has signed a deal with Swedish energy group Vattenfall to source fossil-free electricity to power its operations across the UK.

The ten-year contract will provide 100% renewable electricity to AG Barr facilities including factories in Cumbernauld and Milton Keynes and regional sites across Bolton, Forfar, Newcastle, Sheffield, West Midlands and Manchester.

Vattenfall will supply AG Barr with 22GWh per year from Vattenfall’s wind farms in the UK.

Roger White, chief executive of AG Barr, said: “Introducing 100% renewable electricity across all our UK sites is a big step towards reducing our carbon footprint and delivering our ambitious sustainable business goals.”

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