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Renewables Action Plan

DescriptionAn Action Plan that sets out what needs to happen and by when to meet the Scottish Government's Renewable Energy targets, with a focus on the next 24-36 months.
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Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateJuly 01, 2009

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June 2009

ISBN 978 0 7559 9057 3 (Web only publication)

This document is also available in pdf format (996k).

This is the original version of the Renewables Action Plan and you may wish to read it alongside the most recent update to see what progress has been made since then.

Updates

On 30 June 2011, the 2020 Routemap for Renewable Energy in Scotland, to drive forward the renewables revolution, and to meet this Government's world-leading green energy targets, was launched by Energy Minister Fergus Ewing. The Routemap is an update and extension to this Renewables Action Plan 2009.

The original Renewables Action Plan (below) set out short term actions towards the delivery of 2020 targets for renewable energy. The updated and expanded Routemap reflects the challenge of our new target to meet an equivalent of 100% demand for electricity from renewable energy by 2020, as well as our target of 11% renewable heat.

Contents

Ministerial Foreword

Executive Summary

1. Introduction
2. Energy Targets and Key Milestones for Delivery
3. The Role of Government
4. Overview of sectors
5. Infrastructure
6. Supply Chain
7. RDD&D - Research, Development, Demonstration & Deployment
8. Energy Consents and Planning
9. Skills
10. Community Renewables
11. Research and analysis
12. Communication and progress reporting

ANNEX A
SECTORAL ROUTEMAPS
RENEWABLE HEAT
BIOENERGY
HYDRO
HYDROGEN
ONSHORE WIND
OFFSHORE WIND
MARINE ENERGY

ANNEX B
ENERGY DEMAND AND TARGETS