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Nearly 70% Of Scotland's Electricity Demand Met From Renewables

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Edinburgh's Tech Sector Increases By Three Times The UK Average

‘At the end of June, 50,143 companies were registered in the city according to research. The research, conducted by secretarial software specialists Inform Direct, shows that there were 22,931 in the city centre, 4,965 on Leith Walk and 4,323 in Leith. These positive figures back up recent reports highlighting the Scottish capital as one of Europe’s fastest growing communities of developers and data scientists, which is attracting new technology businesses. Other figures suggest that the city’s technology sector has increased more than three times the UK average between 2014 and 2017.’
https://thoughtcontrolscotland.com/2018/07/19/edinburghs-technology-sector-increases-by-more-than-three-times-uk-average/

Scottish Technology Influencing The World

As the Institution of Civil Engineering (ICE) is celebrating it’s 200th year anniversary in 2018, it is taking this opportunity to highlight 200 inspirational and world-changing projects from around the globe throughout the year. These projects are nominated by ICE’s members and selected by an expert panel, the chosen projects illustrate the breadth and depth of civil engineering’s impact; one of the 200 projects to be chosen is The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) Stromness Orkney.
https://theorkneynews.scot/2018/07/05/european-marine-energy-centre-emec-chosen-as-top-200-influencing-world-projects/