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RWE in Scotland
RWE in Scotland

RWE in Scotland

Scotland has been a natural partner for RWE for over 20 years. Over this time we have delivered clean energy projects in partnership with local communities and Scottish companies, in pursuit of Scotland’s climate goals.

RWE currently owns or operates around 480 megawatts (MW) of installed renewable capacity in Scotland across 27 sites, including 15 hydropower,  10 onshore wind, one offshore wind and our 55MW  biomass combined heat and power plant in Fife. We have offices in Perth and Inverness and directly employ around 100 people (and many more indirectly) at our sites and in our offices.

Since first generation, renewable energy projects operated by RWE have invested more than £5 million into Scottish communities neighbouring our sites, through their community benefit funds. Over their lifetime, renewable energy projects operated by RWE renewables will invest more than £15 million into Scottish communities.

Through our pipeline of future development projects, we are fully committed to helping Scotland achieve its ambitious climate change targets.

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Our portfolio in Scotland

Offshore wind: Scotland’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm, Robin Rigg in the Solway Firth.

Onshore wind: Ten operational onshore wind farms, with 16 projects under development, totalling over 1.3GW.

Hydropower: RWE operates 15 hydropower schemes across Scotland, including the most recently commissioned Glen Noe, located near Loch Etive in the west of Scotland. 

Biomass: RWE built and operates Markinch Biomass Combined Heat & Power district heating plant, which provides heat to the Glenrothes Energy Network, a renewable district heating network which officially opened in April 2019.

Green Hydrogen: RWE is exploring the possibility of producing green hydrogen from our projects for use in homes and businesses across a  number of Scottish communities. Our recent Memorandum of Understanding with SGN includes work to look at the provision of hydrogen to off-gas grid towns across Scotland, as well as the development of an electrolyser at Markinch power station.

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All locations and figures by RWE in Scotland

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Community funds

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RWE invests over £690,000 into Scotland annually via Community Funding.

Funds in Scotland

Biodiversity report

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RWE’s activities in Scotland and how we have contributed to maintaining and enhancing biodiversity.

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