Why is Scotland leading the UK in renewable energy? Scotland uses power of tides 1 day ago   03:19

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In the quest to go green, Scotland is way ahead of the rest of the UK, with nearly all electricity produced by wind power.

In October, 98% of Scotland's electricity was produced by wind turbines, with the devolved government on track to produce all of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020.

But what is it about Scotland that makes it so much more successful at being green than the rest of the UK?

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