4. Energy Economy
£20.8 billion in gross value added in 2018 (up 11.7% on 2017)
£40.8 billion in turnover (down 7.8% on 2017
Scotland exports 78.8% of its primary energy. Revenue from exports was £14.6 billion
67,000 were employed in the energy sector in Scotland in 2018
Energy productivity target
Energy productivity is a combination of energy consumption and the output of the economy.
Target is an increase of 30% from 2015 to 2030.
Energy productivity increased by 0.5% between 2015 and 2018.
This is despite a 3.1% increase in energy consumption.
Low carbon economy
In 2018, the low carbon and renewable energy sector directly supported 23,100 full-time equivalent jobs in Scotland and generated £6.4 billion in turnover.
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