Our Industry

Renewable energy is Scotland's main source of electricity and is playing a leading role in tackling climate change. Our targets for cutting carbon emissions from heat and transport, too, are some of the most ambitious in the world.

Scottish Renewables is the voice of Scotland’s renewable energy industry.

Our vision is for Scotland to lead the world in renewable energy.

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Renewable Technologies

Scottish Renewables represents organisations working on a wide range of renewable energy technologies including onshore and offshore wind, hydropower, hydrogen, low-carbon heat, solar, tidal and wave energy.

Statistics page


Key statistics on the development of Scotland’s renewable energy sector from a variety of government and industry sources, compiled to track the industry’s growing contribution to our energy needs, our economy and our environment.



Whether you are just beginning your career or have aspirations to move into the green energy industry, our careers pages provide information and useful resources for those hoping to work in the low-carbon sector.

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Supply Chain

A huge variety of skills, products and knowledge are needed to develop a renewable energy projects. At Scottish Renewables we work to champion the diverse organisations making up the growing renewable energy supply chain in Scotland.

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YPIR Network

Young Professionals in Renewables is an exciting network which aims to bring together young professionals working in the UK renewable energy industry. 


Acronym Cheat Sheet

As Scotland's renewable energy industry grows, so too does the list of abbreviations used across the sector. Our cheat sheet of commonly used industry acronyms will help you navigate our industry.