Energy

Peterhead power station

We need energy to generate electricity, to heat our homes and to run our cars. It comes from a range of non-renewable and renewable sources such as coal, oil, gas, wind and water. Over the last 200 years, most of our energy requirements have been met by fossil fuels. However, these are not renewable and will run out eventually.

Early & First level

Early and First Level

We need energy to generate electricity, to heat our homes and to run our cars. It comes from a range of non-renewable and renewable sources such as coal, oil, gas, wind and water

Second level

Second Level

We need energy to generate electricity, to heat our homes and to run our cars. It comes from a range of non-renewable and renewable sources such as coal, oil, gas, wind and water

Third & Fourth level

Third and Forth Level

We need energy to generate electricity, to heat our homes and to run our cars. It comes from a range of non-renewable and renewable sources such as coal, oil, gas, wind and water

Senior level

Senior Phase

Scotland has some of the most stringent and challenging energy targets in the world to meet our climate-change targets. Scotland accounts for around 10% of the UK's electricity consumption.

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