Motion Number: S4M-15072
Lodged By: Gordon MacDonald
Date Lodged: 04/12/2015
Title: Harlaw Hydro Ltd, Green Energy Award Finalist
That the Parliament congratulates Harlaw Hydro Ltd on being nominated as a finalist in the Best Community Project category for the Scottish Green Energy Awards 2015, which took place at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre; understands that Harlaw Hydro is a social investment project that built and now operates a hydroelectric dam to generate green electricity to benefit social community investors; welcomes the additional generating capacity that contributes 75KW, which is enough for the average consumption of 153 houses; understands that, in 2014, renewables generated 49.8% of Scotland’s electricity consumption, making the sector the country’s largest source of power, and considers Harlaw Hydro a worthy finalist at the Green Energy Awards.