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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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.

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Renewable energy supports thousands of jobs in Scotland alone, from project managers and engineers to environmental consultants, lawyers and analysts. View vacancies with our members and get involved with our industry.

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Young Professionals in Renewables Network

The development of skills and expertise within the renewable energy sector is essential for sustainable economic growth and to help us realise our industry’s ambitions. Join our free networking events aimed to encourage personal and career development.