26 Oct '11, 7pm

UK Energy Secretary Huhne Blasts 'Unholy Alliance'

UK Energy Secretary Huhne Blasts 'Unholy Alliance'

Huhne made his comments during a keynote speech at RenewableUK’s annual conference in Manchester where he said renewable energy technologies would deliver “a third industrial revolution every bit as profound as the first two.” According to Huhne, just this year, there have been approximately 9,000 jobs created and £1.7 billion invested in the UK renewables sector. He also criticized what he called “the curmudgeons and faultfinders who hold forth on the impossibility of renewables” describing them as “an unholy alliance of short-termists, armchair engineers, climate sceptics and vested interests who are selling the UK economy short.” His speech came amid growing dissatisfaction with what some are calling “green taxes” and the role those taxes are playing on utility bills. The government recently announced plans to slash subsidies for biomass and hydro. There are also indica...

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