Solar schooners: all major beer manufacturers in Australia now committed to 100% renewable energy

Asahi has become the third Australian major beer manufacturer to commit to 100% renewable electricity, joining Lion and Carlton & United Breweries, in an announcement made today on the beer giant’s website.

Combined, the three major manufacturers make just about every iconic beer brand under the Australian sun: XXXX, Tooheys, Hahn, James Boags, Asahi, Peroni, Mountain Goat, James Squire, Little Creatures and more.

Asahi is the latest in a cascade of corporate renewable energy announcements recently, as more and more businesses in Australia and around the world take action to lower their energy bills and lower their carbon emissions.

Over 210 companies globally have made 100% renewable commitments, through the RE100 initiative with household names in Australia including Mars, IKEA, Google, L’Oreal and the big four banks all committing to power their operations with 100% renewable electricity.