The Scottish government has been accused of a lack of transparency over the country’s renewable offshore power potential.

Ministers used a letter to a Holyrood committee to downgrade Scotland’s projected share of Europe’s offshore energy capacity.

For years, ministers said Scotland had 25% of that capacity but new figures suggest it is around 9%.

The Scottish Tories said ministers showed a “contempt for transparency”.

Energy Secretary Neil Gray denied a lack of transparency and said he hoped the statistical update would “put that debate to rest”.

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