Building a

Sustainable Future for Shetland

Who

Energy Isles is a consortium of 37 mainly Shetland businesses with a strong desire to ensure that the benefits of our emerging new renewable energy sector are retained as far as possible within the isles.

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What

Energy Isles was created to develop a plan for a large-scale wind farm in the north of Yell. The original scope of the proposed development is for a 53-turbine wind farm that has the potential to generate up to 200 MW of clean electricity, sited in the north of Yell.

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Why

The pace of climate change requires urgent reductions in our burning of fossil fuels for energy to avoid a potentially devastating global temperature rise of +2°​C. Our governments have committed themselves to strict targets for clean energy production - our project would help them meet those while bringing substantial financial benefits to Shetland.

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