30 Jun '11, 12pm

Scotland boosts renewables ambition to 30 per cent by 2020

The Scottish government has done it again. The UK's leading developer of renewable energy has today increased its green energy ambitions yet again, announcing a new target to supply at least 30 per cent of the country's energy from renewable electricity, heat and transport by 2020. Scottish energy, enterprise and tourism minister Fergus Ewing unveiled a new renewables routemap outlining the steps required to meet its already ambitious targets, including a goal of supplying 100 per cent of electricity demand from renewables and 11 per cent of heat from renewables by 2020. FURTHER READING SSE offloads Scottish wind farm in £61m deal New £20m marine energy fund sparks wave of disappointment He also increased Scotland's overall ambition by adopting a target of supplying 30 per cent of all energy from renewables by 2020, 10 per cent above the existing 20 per cent goal. The new ...

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