Renewables/Energy Transition

Renewables/Energy Transition

Green power meets more than half of Scottish electricity demand

01/04/2016

Green power is meeting more than half of Scottish electricity demand for the first time, new figures show. Scottish politicians and green groups hailed the figure, but warned further progress would be hindered by UK Government policy. A total of 57.7% of electricity consumed was generated by renewable technologies in Scotland last year, up 7.9 percentage points on 2014, according to provisional statistics published yesterday by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (Decc).

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