Record amount of Scotland’s energy generated by renewables



A record amount of Scotland’s heating is being generated by renewables, according to a new report.
Figures published by the Energy Saving Trust on behalf of the Scottish Government show that 2015 had the largest increase in renewable heat output since measurement began in 2008/09.
During the year, Scotland generated at least 5.3% of its non-electrical heat demand from renewable sources, up from 3.8% in 2014.
Renewable sources produced an estimated 4,165 GWh (Gigawatt hours) of heat, an increase of 37% from the previous year.
The majority of the increase came from large commercial sites... read more

 
7 October 2016 in Environment, Views: 30
Source: Scotsman
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