Renewables Are Now the Largest Source of Power in Scotland!



Congratulations to the nation with the enviable goal of generating the equivalent of 100 per cent of their gross annual electricity consumption from renewable sources by 2020. Scottish Renewables has records from the first half of 2014, the most recent period for which data is available, showing that renewable generation achieved a historic milestone with 32%…



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