20 Feb '12, 5am

MPs demand Britannia rules the wave power sector

The government will today be called on to increase its support for wave and tidal power in a new report from MPs warning the UK is at risk of repeating mistakes which allowed the country to lose its early lead in the developing wind power industry. MPs on the Commons' Energy and Climate Change Committee (ECC) will today release a report on the future of marine renewables, which will claim the UK could become a leading exporter of wave and tidal power equipment and expertise if the government adopts a more visionary approach to developing marine energy. FURTHER READING Siemens jumps feet first into tidal power with Marine Current Turbines buyout Salmond touts green energy as key to reindustrialising an independent Scotland Seven of the the eight full-scale prototype devices installed worldwide are in UK waters, making the country the current world leader in the development ...

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