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Chamber and committees

Question ref. S3W-39851
Asked by: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Lothians, Scottish National Party
Date lodged: 24 February 2011

Question

To ask the Scottish Executive how much it and its agencies invested in the renewables and community renewables industry between (a) 2003 and 2007 and (b) 2007 and 2011.

Current status: Answered by Jim Mather on 9 March 2011


Answer

The following table shows Scottish Government expenditure on renewable energy by year. It does not include investment in renewable energy by the enterprise agencies.

Scottish Government Expenditure on Renewable Energy

Year

 

2002-3

£230,319

2003-4

£2,669,069

2004-5

£3,871,157

2005-6

£3,950,828

2006-7

£8,653,021

2007-8

£16,017,256

2008-9

£15,157,616

2009-10

£24,560,404

2010-11

(forecast to end

of financial year)

£30,296,501