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Calls for IoM to 'move forward on renewable energy'

Gov't aims to provide 75% of electricity from renewables by 2035

There are calls to government to move forward 'significantly' on renewable energy on the Isle of Man.

One per cent of the Island's energy comes from renewable sources, with around 80 per cent met by the gas turbine power station at Pulrose.

Around eight per cent comes from the Energy from Waste Plant, with the remainder imported from the UK.

Local demographer Paul Craine says limited supply of green energy here is putting people off buying electric vehicles:

But Head of Business at Jacksons Isle of Man in Braddan, Darren Moore, says day to day people have more logistical concerns with going electric:

Government's aim is to provide 75 per cent of the Island electricity from renewable sources by 2035.

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