Renewable Energy First for Michelin Plant

7th April 2006 | 0 Comments

Michelin is to become the first major manufacturer in Scotland to commit to using renewable energy, with the construction of two wind turbines at its Dundee plant, says an article in The Scotsman. In a battle against being hurt further by rising energy costs, the turbines – which are expected to be operational by July – will provide up to 4MW of power on a windy day, meeting the entire Dundee factory’s needs. Over the course of the year it is forecast to provide about a third of the energy needs, cutting electricity bills by about 8 per cent, once running costs are accounted for.

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