- Scotland “firmly on course” for 100% of electricity demand from renewables by 2020.
- More than a third of entire UK’s renewables output from Scotland.
- Scottish Government believes energy sector has potential to generate up to 12,000 jobs by 2020
- Renewable sources produced 14,645 gigawatt hours (GWh) of electricity last year, up almost 7 per cent on 2011 and enough to power every home in Scotland
Check out these two videos demonstrating Scotland’s impressive commitment to Wind and Tidal power.
Also, have a look at the following links;
World’s largest underwater tidal project: http://planetsave.com/2011/03/22/scotland-plans-largest-underwater-tidal-turbine-project/
Europe’s biggest wind farm: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/06/03/europes-biggest-wind-farm-starts-producing-electricity-in-scotland/