A new report by the Low Carbon Innovation Co-ordination Group (LCICG) has suggested that the UK could capture 15% of the global marine renewable energy sector by 2050 - which could be worth up to £4bn to the country's economy, Click Green has written.
Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond has given the 'green light' for a 'pioneering clean energy hub' in Scotland, the Information Daily reports. The hub, which will include Europe's largest hydrogen bus fleet, will be given funding of up to £3.3m.
According to the CBI (Confederation of British Industry), the UK has the potential to become a global leader in the shift towards low carbon - but only if the government takes a different approach towards climate change and energy, edie.net has reported.
A recent report has suggested that Scotland's aim to generate 100% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020 could be attainable, The Press Association has reported. Scotland's Renewable Energy Sector In Numbers