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Scotland’s Efforts towards Renewables Transitions Hampered by Political Uncertainty

The renewable energy sector has always flourished in Scotland as compared to any other part of the UK. In 2014, Scotland generated 34% of its electricity requirement from renewable energy, highest in any part of UK. Continue reading

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100% Renewable Energy Target by 2020 for Scotland

Last year, Scotland sourced 35% of its energy needs from renewable resources. The focus is now on sourcing 50% of its energy needs from renewable sources by 2015.

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Japan Tests a New Way of Harvesting Tidal Energy

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond announced the a Japanese firm – Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) plans to test a new methods of harvesting tidal energy at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), a research center in the Orkney Islands, Scotland, … Continue reading

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