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Renewable energy now Scotland's top power source: pv-magazine Great news #Scotland #Energy

Renewable energy now Scotland's top power source 28. November 2014 | Applications & Installations , Global PV markets , Industry & Suppliers | By: Ian Clover Clean energy from wind, hydro and, yes, solar produced more power than nuclear, coal or gas in first six months of 2014, figures show. Although solar's role in Scotland's renewable revolution is currently a minor one, there is hope that the sector can grow over the next few years.Scottish Renewables Renewable energy has displaced nuclear power as the chief power source in Scotland, according to new industry figures released by trade body Scottish Renewables. In the first six months of the year, renewable power sources generated a record 10.4 TWh of power, which was one-third more than nuclear, coal or gas. This data has been compiled and confirmed by the U.K.’s Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). The chief...

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