Beatrice offshore wind farm

Renewables/Energy Transition

Opinion: Scotland leads the way in renewable energy

The world unites again this fortnight in Marrakech to drive forward our commitment to tackle climate change. It remains one of the biggest threats facing the world today, and the UK Government is fully committed to the low carbon future we signed up to in Paris last year. Since 2010, there has been over £52billion of investment in renewables in the UK, and this week we set out proposals for the next steps to phase out electricity generation from unabated coal-fired power stations within the next decade.