19 Dec '11, 11am

2011 hailed as "best year yet" for Scottish green energy

Scotland has experienced its "best year yet" for green energy, according to new government figures confirming £750m worth of new projects were switched on in the past 12 months. Energy Minister Fergus Ewing hailed 2011 as an "exceptional year" for Scotland's ambition to deliver 10 per cent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020, noting that there was currently £46bn of green energy investment in the pipeline. The news came as SSE signed an agreement late last week to build an offshore wind hub, which could create up to 700 jobs in Dundee. The utility signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Port of Dundee owner Forth Ports, Scottish Enterprise, and Dundee City Council, on Thursday to turn Dundee into a key location for the development of its offshore wind supply chain, which will include forming strategic alliances and making investments in supply firms. ...

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