Question ref. S6W-10125
Asked by: Liam Kerr, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
Date lodged: 2 August 2022
To ask the Scottish Government what it anticipates the demand in Scotland for electricity will be from 2025, should its proposed ban on the use of direct emissions heating systems in new-build properties from 2024 be put in place, and in light of its projected increase in EV use; what its position is on whether renewables will consistently be able to meet that demand, and, if this is not the case, from what sources baseload will be generated.
Current status: Answer expected on 30 August 2022