Publication - Progress report

Annual energy statement: 2020

Published: 18 Dec 2020
Directorate:
Energy and Climate Change Directorate
Part of:
Energy
ISBN:
9781839609237

This year’s energy statement highlights the key developments in the sector that have influenced the Scottish Government's ability to deliver the targets set out in the current Energy Strategy, published in December 2017.

Annual energy statement: 2020
3. Renewable Electricity

3. Renewable Electricity

Target is for the equivalent of 100% of Scotland’s gross electricity consumption to be generated from renewable sources by 2020.

In 2019, 90.1% came from renewable sources.

Up 13.4 percentage points from 2018.

Capacity

11.9 GW of renewable electricity projects operational as of June 2020, up 0.1 GW from June 2019.

13.9 GW of projects currently consented in the pipeline


Contact

Email: Michael.Reilly2@gov.scot