Scottish Energy Minister welcomes draft energy strategy from Scotland’s Renewable Future forum

SRF letter reply from Scot GovScottish Government logoThe draft Scottish renewables energy strategy – drawn up from expert contributions to Scotland’s Renewable Future forum – has been accepted by the Scottish Government.*

The first Scotland’s Renewable Future forum was held last month at the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation and featured a full spectrum of prominent industry leaders who presented a range of positive contributions on both policy and technology to lay out a new route map to Scotland’s renewables future.

Scottish Energy News published the draft submission from Scotland’s Renewable Future forum and sent it to Scottish Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse. The following reply has now been received from his office:

“Thank you for your submission on behalf of Scotland’s Renewable Forum to the Scottish Government’s new <Scottish> Energy Strategy. As an official working on the <Scottish> Energy Strategy, development, I have been asked to respond.

“Along with submissions and feedback from other stakeholders, the suggestions you’ve made will be carefully considered.

“Many of the points you’ve raised overlap with key issues identified by the Scottish Government already.”

*See also: Scotland’s Renewable Future delivers draft new Scottish Energy Strategy


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