Scotland's Economy

  • Renewable electricity at record levels

    27th June 2019 by

    Renewable electricity generation in Scotland reached record levels in the first quarter of 2019, the latest figures from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) show. In the first quarter of 2019 renewable generation in Scotland was 8,877 GWh, which is enough to power around 88% of Scottish households for a year. This…

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  • How can we improve our energy?

    28th April 2017 by

    How can we improve our energy? What difference will it make? This is my second blog in a series covering the draft Energy Strategy while it’s out to consultation, and today I’m looking at our current use of energy and how our planned changes might affect our day to day lives and how changes might…

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  • The future of energy in Scotland

    6th April 2017 by

    Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy Paul Wheelhouse with the first in a series of four blogs on the draft Energy Strategy, currently in consultation.

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  • Highlands and Islands Enterprise’s new Operating Plan

    11th April 2012 by

    In the midst of some of the toughest, most challenging economic conditions most of us have seen, it would be easy to lower sights, to dim aspirations. However that’s not the reaction of businesses, social enterprises or communities across the Highlands and Islands. Nor is it ours. Ambition has and will continue to be at the heart of HIE.

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