Wind turbine in Westray

Small Islands Energy System Overview

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This research looks at the status of energy systems across 49 of our region’s islands. It provides an overview of island energy generation and demand; issues relating to the islanders such as proximity to services, population, security of supply and fuel poverty; insights into the electrical infrastructure; and opportunities to address some of the challenges facing island energy systems. 

The views, opinions and conclusions expressed in this report are entirely those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of HIE.   



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