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Scottish ministers should embrace a vision to make Scotland the EU’s first fully renewable electricity nation, campaigners have said today. The call by WWF Scotland comes as the group published opinion polling data revealing that 61 per cent of the Scottish public “would like to see a Scotland t

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A committee of MPs has called on the UK government to clarify future support for the Scottish renewables industry following a “disproportionate” impact of cuts on the sector. The Scottish Affairs Committee warned that recent changes in government policy have created uncertainty that could threat

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Wind turbines generated enough electricity to meet the needs of more than three-quarters of Scottish households in April, according to new figures. Provided by WeatherEnergy, the statistics indicated that wind farms provided 699,684MWh of electricity to the National Grid, enough to supply, on averag

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A map showing the highest concentrations of cold homes across Scotland Political parties have been urged to commit to ridding Scotland of the “scourge” of cold homes by 2025 after new data revealed that there are up to 1.5 million cold homes in the country.

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Renewables has come out top of a new poll that asked people in Scotland which energy source the next Scottish Government should prioritise. As Scotland heads to the polls on May 5, the YouGov survey asked more than 1,000 respondents whether the next government should prioritise the continued develop

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Wind power alone provided almost half of Scotland’s total electricity needs in January, according to new data. Analysis by WWF Scotland of data provided by WeatherEnergy found that for the month of January wind turbines in Scotland provided 1,125,544MWh of electricity to the National Grid, enough

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Scotland has the highest electricity use per household of any region in the UK following the first rise in demand for nine years. Official new statistics have shown that electricity demand in Scotland is up almost 4 per cent year on year after eight consecutive years of annual reduction.

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Wind generated enough power to supply the electrical needs of 97 per cent of Scottish households during 2015, new figures published today have revealed. Analysis by WWF Scotland of data provided by WeatherEnergy found that a record final month of 2015 ended a “huge year” for wind and solar power

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Charity groups have called on Scotland’s political parties to commit to “end the scourge of cold, energy-wasting, hard-to-heat homes” after new figures revealed that winter deaths in Scotland have reached their highest level for 15 years. The call by RCN Scotland, Age Scotland, and WWF Scotlan

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