Why Renewable Energy?
- 15% of all the energy consumed in the UK will come from green / renewable energy by the end of the decade
- The cost of meeting the 15 per cent target will be around £5 billion – £6 billion by 2020
- It is estimated that 160,000 jobs will need to be created to reach the 15% target and maintain that level of infrastructure*
- The EU target of 20% of all energy from renewables by 2020 is more ambitious and will require further investment and jobs