It is the historic inn powered by 100 per cent renewable energy, where even the leftovers are used to warm the water to wash the plates. The Glenuig Inn at Lochailort, which had its roof burned off in 1746 for seemingly lending support to Bonnie Prince Charlie, is now helping to lead the charge in Scotland’s green energy revolution. Owner Steve Macfarlane took over the business nine years ago and set about finding ways of cutting the fuel bills at a time when year-on-year energy price rises were in the pipeline. Since then, he has cut energy costs from around nine per cent of his turnover to around 2.5 per cent – saving tens of thousands of pounds a year.
Scotsman 14th Aug 2016 read more »