Scottish renewables break 100% demand threshold

Statistics from WWF Scotland have revealed that Scottish wind output in November broke through the 100% threshold for the first time, with 109% of total Scottish electricity demand being met from renewables. Released on 9 December, the figures show that on 20 out of 30 days wind production outstripped demand.

Gina Hanrahan, Head of Policy at WWF Scotland said: “Most of this is onshore wind, which we know is popular, cheap and effective. But the UK Government needs to allow it to compete with other technologies, by unlocking market access for onshore wind if it’s to realise its full potential.”

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