Whisky, the third largest industry in Scotland after energy and financial services, makes up around 70 per cent of the entire Scottish food and drink sector and is valued at £5bn a year. The whisky distilleries use a hierarchy of measures to cut their energy bills and earn additional income. Traditionally, distilleries have converted the waste grains (known as daff) from the malting process into pellets, a protein-rich cattle feed sold to local farmers.
Engineering and Technology
Fancy security hardware and software alone will not be not enough to prevent cyber crime. Industry and corporate culture are also crucial to make sure that developers, operations staff and partners work harmoniously together to manage security in central enterprise applications and infrastructure, and in distributed/edge IoT-enabled ships and vessels.
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Today, energy journalist Nicholas Newman releases two reports on the renewable energy sector in Europe. One report covers the wind sector and the other report, the solar sector. Both reports, are free to down load. These reports describe technological, market, policy, regulatory progress, and challenges that are facing stakeholders in […]
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