Heineken opens the world's first large-scale carbon neutral brewery in Austria
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Heineken's brewing facility, which originally opened in 2003, is now powered completely by electricity from renewable and reusable sources, but the beer company didn’t stick to just one or two energy generation methods. The brewery draws power from solar, and hydropower, as well as biogas and waste heat from a neighboring saw mill. Key ingredients for the beer will be sourced locally whenever possible, reducing transportation energy in the supply chain in an effort to further shrink the company’s...