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Green Energy Scotland

Green Energy Scotland Scotland's Electricity Extra homes powered by renewable energy in 2014 Renewable energy is on course to provide all Scotland's electricity requirements by 2020 430 000 In 2014 renewables generation increased by S11.7% 18,959 Extra gigawatt-hours (GWh) in 2014 HOW GREEN IS SCOTLAND IN 2015 ? Scotland could be fossil fuel- free by 2030 100 90 ALMOST 50% 80 70 60 50 2020 40 electricity consumption in Scotland has come from renewable energy 30 2015 20 Renewable energy currently supports over 11,000 jobs in Scotland 10 Timeline GREEN ELECTRICITY ENERGY SOURCES SOLAR WIND HYDRO WAVE & TIDAL SOLAR POWER WIND DO YOU KNOW ? 140MW Scotland's installed solar PV capacity now stands at 14OMW - a rise of 34MW (+32%) on the same time last year 25% Scotland boasts 25% of Europe's offshore wind resources 600 Scottish businesses have solar PV installed 98% Wind turbines in 2014 35,000 provided an estimated 8,958,130MWH of electricity to the National Grid. Enough to cover the electrical needs of 98% of Scottish households Homes in Scotland now have solar PV arrays fitted HYDRO WAVE & TIDAL Hydro power produces about 12% 12% of Scotland's electricity A tidal energy scheme in the 439% Pentland Firth could provide enough power for almost half of Scotland's electricity needs Sources

Green Energy Scotland

shared by solarscotland on Apr 28
Green energy is playing a big part in supplying Scotland's electricity needs. This infographic describes how it is contributing to our requirements.



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