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Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament at 4:45 pm on 25th March 2010.

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Photo of John Swinney John Swinney Scottish National Party 4:45 pm, 25th March 2010

I would certainly encourage private equity sources to contribute towards the capital that is essential to support renewable development in Scotland. Indeed, later this year, the First Minister will lead a finance conference that will bring together some of the key financial players to understand the scale of the economic opportunities in renewables so as to ensure that we can command private capital investment in Scotland. That is a welcome initiative.