East Scotland

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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Met Office Mean Temp Average 1971-2000 Met Office Sunshine Average 1971-2000 Met Office Mean Wind Speed Average 1971-2000 Met Office Soil Temp Average 1971-2000

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You will need to have an MCS accredited installer fit the system in order to qualify for the relevant government grant or subsidy, like the Feed-In Tariff or the Renewable Heat Incentive and RHPP.

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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 .