Scottish Renewables is calling on the government and Ofgem to reform what it said are “volatile and unpredictable” charges that penalise Scottish renewable projects.
Trade association Scottish Renewables has called for reforms to the planning process to enable greater onshore and offshore wind capacity.
Britain’s energy sector has called on the government to seize the opportunity to deliver a green economic recovery.
Scotland’s green energy sector currently supports 22,660 jobs, according to new research that also found that renewables provide 97% of its electricity consumption.
Scotland has fallen just short of its goal of 100% of its electricity consumption being from renewables in 2020, reaching 97.4% in the year.
Scottish Renewables report warns 'UK will fail to meet' climate change targets without long duration storage
Scottish Renewables has warned that the UK’s climate change targets will not be met without the removal of barriers to long duration storage such as pumped storage hydro.
Scottish Renewables has appointed Adam Morrison as its new chair, replacing the outgoing Rob Forrest, who has chaired the organisation since 2018.