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June 4, 2012

Renewable investment hits £1.7 bn

Scotland attracted £1.7 billion worth of investment in renewable energy during 2011-12 – the second highest level in the UK, newly released figures have revealed.

The £1.7bn of new investments and 4,411 jobs included a plan by Gamesa to invest up to €150m in developing a new offshore wind hub at Edinburgh’s Port of Leith.