Scotland is cleaning up

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  • 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;

Floating wind turbines: http://cleantechnica.com/2013/04/30/floating-wind-turbines-in-scotland-government-unveils-15-million-development-fund/

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/

640 foot offshore wind turbine: http://www.upi.com/Business_News/Energy-Resources/2013/05/10/Scotland-approves-640-foot-prototype-offshore-wind-turbine/UPI-49191368158760/

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