Annual energy statement: 2020

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.

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.


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



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