Unst
Unst is one of the North Isles of the Shetland Islands, Scotland. It is the northernmost of the inhabited British Isles and is the third largest island in Shetland after the Mainland and Yell. It has ...
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European Marine Energy Centre
The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) Ltd is a UKAS accredited test and research centre focusing on wave and tidal power development based in the Orkney Islands, UK. The Centre provides developers ...
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Enterprise, Transport and Lifelong Learning Department (Scotland)
The Enterprise, Transport and Lifelong Learning Department (ETLLD) was a former Scottish Executive department responsible for economic and industrial development, further and higher education, skills,...
Hydro power
Hydropower or water power (from the Greek: ύδωρ, "water" ) is power derived from the energy of falling water and running water, which may be harnessed for useful purposes. Since ancient times, hyd...
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Sustainable development in Scotland
Sustainable development in Scotland has a number of distinct strands. The idea of sustainable development was used by the Brundtland Commission which defined it as development that "meets the needs...
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Pentland Firth
3°06′54″W / 58.716°N 3.115°W / 58.716; -3.115The Pentland Firth (Scottish Gaelic: An Caol Arcach, meaning the Orcadian Strait), which is actually more of a strait than a f...
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Renewable energy in Scotland
The production of renewable energy in Scotland is an issue that has come to the fore in technical, economic, and political terms during the opening years of the 21st century. The natural resource base...
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ISLES project
The ISLES (Irish–Scottish Links on Energy Study) was a project to facilitate the development of offshore renewable energy sources, such as wind, wave and tidal energy, and renewable energy trade betwe...
Forum for Renewable Energy Development in Scotland
The Forum for Renewable Energy Development in Scotland, also known as FREDS is a partnership between industry, academia and Government aimed at enabling Scotland to capitalise on its significant renew...
List of power stations in Scotland
This list of power stations in Scotland includes current and former electricity-generating power stations in Scotland, sorted by type. Scotland is a net exporter of electricity and has a generating ca...
North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board
The North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board (1943 - 1990) was founded to design, construct and manage hydroelectricity projects in the Highlands of Scotland. It is regarded as one of the major achievem...
Scottish Renewables
Scottish Renewables has been the representative body of the Scottish renewable energy industry since 1996, presenting a united voice to decision makers who make energy policy. Scottish Renewables rep...
Marine (Scotland) Act 2010
On 10 March 2010, Scotland's Marine Bill received Royal Assent, making it the Marine (Scotland) Act 2010.The Marine (Scotland) Act provides a framework which will help balance competing demands on Sco...
Nuclear power in Scotland
The current Scottish National Party (SNP) government elected in 2007 has a 'no new nuclear power strategy'. This position is at odds with UK government policy which in January 2008 announced the go-ah...
Solar energy
Solar energy is radiant light and heat from the sun harnessed using a range of ever-evolving technologies such as solar heating, solar photovoltaics, solar thermal energy, solar architecture and artif...
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Nuclear power in the United Kingdom
Nuclear power plants in United Kingdom (view) Active plants Closed plantsNuclear power generates around one sixth of the United Kingdom's electricity, using 16 operational nuclear reactors a...
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Wind power in Scotland
Wind power is Scotland's fastest growing renewable energy technology, with 2574 MW of installed capacity as of April 2011. Whitelee Wind Farm is the largest on-shore wind farm in the United Kingdom wi...
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Community Energy Scotland
Community Energy Scotland is an independent Scottish charity established in 2008 that provides advice and financial support for renewable energy projects developed by community groups in Scotland. The...
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Pelamis Wave Power
Pelamis Wave Power designs and manufactures the Pelamis Wave Energy Converter – a technology that uses the motion of ocean surface waves to create electricity. The company was established in 1998 and ...
Biofuel
A biofuel is a fuel that is derived from biological materials, such as plants and animals. Also biofuel can still be seen as fuel derived from organic matter (obtained directly from plants, or indirec...
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Geothermal power
Geothermal electricity is electricity generated from geothermal energy.Technologies in use include dry steam power stations, flash steam power stations and binary cycle power stations. Geothermal ele...
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Biomass
Biomass is biological material derived from living, or recently living organisms. It most often refers to plants or plant-based materials which are specifically called lignocellulosic biomass. As an e...
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