27 Nov '14, 12am

Records smashed as renewable energy confirmed as Scotland's largest source of power

Records smashed as renewable energy confirmed as Scotland's largest source of power

Renewable energy in Scotland from wind farms, hydro power plants and other clean technologies provided the single largest source of electricity to the country in the first half of 2014, new industry figures will show today. Analysis by the trade body Scottish Renewables shows that renewables produced nearly one third more power than nuclear, coal or gas in the first six months of the year, generating a record 10.4 terawatt hours (TWh) during the six month period. FURTHER READING Renewables to benefit from EU's new £250bn investment plan Davey: 'Green Growth is a necessity, a reality and an opportunity' The analysis was compiled by comparing Energy Trends data produced by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) on renewable energy output with figures produced by National Grid on coal, gas and nuclear power. Many renewable energy sources do not feed into the Natio...

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