Draff drafted for heat and power

September 2011
Utility Week;9/9/2011, p31
Trade Publication
The article comments on various issues related to the British utility sector. It applauds drinks maker Diageo for its plan to use draff as the fuel for a combined heat and power plant at its distillery facility in Speyside. Particular focus is given to the hostility among office workers at the merged Gaz de France and Suez. It questions the remarks given by Climate Change Minister Greg Baker about the Green Deal.


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