07 Dec '12, 9am

Analysis on @DECCgovuk figures show investment in Scottish renewables projects on track to reach £1bn.

Analysis on @DECCgovuk figures show investment in Scottish renewables projects on track to reach £1bn.

Investment in Scottish renewables on track to top £1 billion 7 December 2012 Analysis on figures produced by the Department of Energy and Climate Change has revealed that investment in Scotland’s renewable energy industry has topped £900 million pounds in the first six months of 2012, putting it well on track to reach £1bn for the first time in the industry’s history. In his speech to a 1,000 strong audience at the Scottish Green Energy Awards in Edinburgh last night (Thurs 6) Niall Stuart, Chief Executive of Scottish Renewables, said it had been another “record-breaking year” for Scotland’s industry. He said: “We learnt that we smashed the 2011 renewable electricity target, that the sector supports some 11,000 jobs, is making a massive dent in carbon emissions, and output has again hit record levels.” Mr Stuart said: “DECC figures show that Scotland’s renewable energy sec...

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