Posts Tagged ‘Scotland’s’

The Observer view on Scotland’s windfarm dilemma | Observer editorial

The government must find a way to proceed with green energy projects while maintaining responsibility for its environment For anyone who has concerns about our environment and about humanity’s future in a rapidly heating world, the proposed construction of massive offshore windfarms in Scotland’s Firths of Forth and Tay poses a dilemma of some magnitude. […]

Revealed: Cumnock to become Scotland’s first fully ‘Green Town’

JANUARY 29: Wind turbines are silhouetted against the sun at Black Law wind farm on January 29, 2010 in Black Law, Scotland. As the UK gears up for one of the most hotly contested general elections in recent history it is exp The plan is to make Cumnock carbon neutral town, creating a blueprint that […]

Scotland’s wind power generation up by a third

Scotland's wind power output increased by more than a third in September compared to the same period last year. New data from WeatherEnergy shows that wind turbines provided 766,116 MWh of electricity to the National Grid during the month, up 36% from 563,834 MWh in September 2015. View full post on Wind Power News

Scotland’s wind turbines cover all its electricity needs for a day

High winds on Sunday boosted renewable energy output to provide 106% of Scotland’s electricity needs for a day High winds on Sunday were strong enough to power the equivalent of all of Scotland’s electricity needs for the day, according to environmentalists. The Met Office issued a yellow “be aware” weather warning covering much of the […]

Tiny fraction of projected jobs bonanza for Scotland’s offshore wind industry becomes a reality

Only six per cent of the 30,020 jobs projected to be created in Scotland by 2015 through the growth of the offshore wind industry have actually materialised, the Sunday Herald can reveal. Only six per cent of the 30,020 jobs projected to be created in Scotland by 2015 through the growth of the offshore wind […]

Scotland’s wind power hits record levels

Congratulations, you’re now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we’ll send them straight to your inbox. SCOTLAND’S wind farms generated record amounts of power in the first quarter of the year, the latest official figures show. View full post on Wind Power News

Renewable energy overtakes nuclear as Scotland’s top power source

Clean energy produced more power in Scotland than nuclear, coal or gas for the first time, in first half of 2014 industry figures show, reports BusinessGreen Renewable energy in Scotland from wind farms, hydro power plants and other clean technologies provided the single largest source of electricity to the country for the first time, in […]

England’s lights ‘would go out without Scotland’s renewable energy’

Scottish energy minister hits back after UK energy secretary claims independent Scotland would face higher energy bills Damian Carrington View full post on Environment: Wind power | theguardian.com

Renewables meet 40% of Scotland’s energy use for first time, official figures show

MURRAY has also demanded the club launch a probe to find who leaked a story on Tuesday declaring the requisitioners had lost. View full post on Wind Power News

Scotland’s green energy target ‘would be threatened by independence vote’

Alex Salmond’s goal of meeting 100% electricity demand from renewables by 2020 will flounder without UK’s support Alex Salmond could be forced to abandon his ambitious 100% green energy target if Scotland votes for independence, a team of academics has warned. The group of energy specialists from four universities across the UK argues that an […]