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Mae llawer o resymau da dros ddefnyddio ynni adnewyddadwy. Byddwch yn:

There are lots of good reasons to use renewables. You will be:

 

 

Making use of secure and local resources

Reducing your dependence on non-renewable energy

Helping to reduce the production of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases

Creating new jobs in renewable energy industries

Reducing your energy bills - you could generate income by selling surplus energy back to your energy provider

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The true value of change

According to Institute of Welsh Affairs (IWA) calculations, Wales could create 20,150 jobs annually by switching to 100% renewable electricity by 2035. This change would also create £7.4bn in total Welsh gross value added - the measure of the value of goods and services produced in a sector - and have a substantial impact on the country's ability to meet its climate change targets.

Other measures the IWA would like to see include:

Using planning regulations and public land to support new renewable energy schemes

All new projects above 5MW to have between 5% and 33% local or community ownership

Building knowledge and expertise around renewable energy within key public organisations

A radical new approach to transport, including a comprehensive decarbonisation plan

Developing marine energy as a niche Welsh service in the global economy

There are environmental benefits, there are social benefits, there are economic benefits. I think one of our clear messages from the final plan is that we need leadership on this - the scale of the challenge is quite drastic and we need Welsh Government action.

Shea Buckland-Jones, Food, Land Use and Nature Policy Manager, WWF Cymru