You’ll have seen some of the previous reports showing periods when renewable sources could have powered all of Scotland and more such as:
If you search my blog for ‘renewables’, you’ll find umpteen other reports. Now the Scottish Government has just announced that:
‘Renewable electricity generation in Scotland has reached a new record high…new figures show that in the first quarter of this year, renewable generation was up by 13% compared to the same period last year….there was an increase in capacity, with more than half of all gross electricity consumption in Scotland continues to come from renewables.’
So, we’ve seen a fourfold increase in only the last ten years. The 100% target looks a certainty. All these new oil and gas discoveries will just have to be exported.