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RENEWED AMBITIONS: A Plan for Renewable Energy in Scotland


This summary of Scottish Renewables’ priority recommendations to inform the Scottish Government’s new Energy Strategy comprise:

 - Set a target for at least 50% of Scotland’s energy needs to come from renewable sources in 2030

 - Champion, coordinate and facilitate the transition to an integrated, low-carbon energy system

 - Ensure Scotland’s  public sector leads the next chapter of our energy evolution

 - Create the conditions to at least treble renewable heat output by 2030

 - Create the conditions to at least double the current installed capacity of renewable electricity generation by 2030

 - Maximise the electrification and decarbonisation of the transport system

 - Secure a viable route to market for all renewable technologies

 - Become a world-leading centre of excellence and expertise in emerging renewable energy technologies and integrated energy systems

 - Widen the benefits of renewables by growing the Scottish supply chain and developing a Scottish Renewable Energy Bond

Posted on 07/12/2016

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