‘UK manufacturing in recession’ despite massive Scottish energy growth

Talking-up Scotland

In the Guardian today, we see this very gloomy graphic:

Needless to say, there is no reference to differences within the parts of the UK such as Scotland and so no sign of the dramatic growth of Scottish energy production which will have been a major part of the Q1 surplus and without which the Q2 deficit, due in part to lack of wind, would have been even more worrying.


These statements give an idea of Scotland’s massive over-production of energy:

  • 9% energy of consumption
  • 82% of oil production
  • 50% of gas production
  • 25% of coal production
  • offshore renewables resource estimated at 206 GW – 30 times peak demand
  • 29% of electricity exported to the rest of the UK
  • renewables capacity at 7 gigawatts well on way to meeting our baseline target of 100% of gross annual electricity demand by 2020.’
  • currently meets 100% of indigenous demand from conventional…

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