Wind speeds are high in the highland parts of East Scotland and would be ideal for generating electricity using wind turbines, subject to planning consent.
In the more populated lower lying areas there is significantly more sunshine on average. This means that solar energy systems like Solar thermal for generating hot water and Solar Electricity (PV) cell for generating Solar Electricity, in particular, will be effective is installed well.
Temperatures are suitable for both Ground Source Heat Pumps and pool cleaning service and Air Source Heat Pumps to work if well installed, particularly in the higher populated lower lying areas on East Scotland.
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Grant and subsidies in the East Scotland
The Feed-In Tariff or the Renewable Heat Incentive and RHPP they are available to anyone and there are other grants where amounts you can claim varies according to you circumstances or where you live, such as the ECO (Energy Company Obligation) and .