Scottish Salmon Farm Cuts Carbon Emission Using Diesel/Battery Technology to Mull Island Facility
In what may be a first in Scottish salmon farming, Scottish Sea Farms’ Loch Spelve farm on Mull uses a new hybrid power system that switches between generator and battery power. During high power demand, such as feeding, the facility’s generator is activated. While running it also charges the battery bank, which then powers the farm for the rest of the day and night.
Since its installation in September 2020, the system has already offset more than 32,000 kgs in carbon – comparable to the weight of...
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