Tag Archive for 'Action for Renewables'

Renewables industry unifies around key tests for next UK Government

September 7th, 2014 by RenewableUK

Leading UK renewable energy trade bodies have come together to launch “key tests” for the UK political parties ahead of the next UK general election. The grouping, which includes ADBA (Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association), the British Photovoltaic Association, the Renewable Energy Association, RenewableUK, Scottish Renewables, and the Solar Trade Association, has launched a renewables […]

RenewableUK CEO Maria McCaffery outlines successes and challenges for UK renewable energy industry

November 3rd, 2011 by RenewableUK

Tony Juniper has recently accepted the role of Chairman of our new grassroots campaign, Action for Renewables, which brings together businesses, trade unions, NGOs, parliamentarians, and activists in a group that is dedicated to the expansion of all forms of renewable energy. It is also a great pleasure to introduce to you, Matthew Chinn, Managing […]

Renewable energy technologies will create new jobs and aid economic recovery

October 31st, 2011 by Tony Juniper

“I used to come to these meeting twenty years ago and it didn’t look like this, with mainstream companies doing serious work investing in new technologies and making a real difference in the world.” “Twenty years ago it was very much a fringe industry, but it is not only in clean energy technologies that the […]

Tony Juniper spearheads new British renewable energy campaign

October 6th, 2011 by RenewableUK

Tony Juniper, the Former Executive Director of Friends of the Earth, Tony Juniper, has been appointed Chairman of Action for Renewables (A4R), an unprecedented alliance of NGOs, trade unions, grassroots activists and industry bodies to campaign for the expansion of renewable energy. Making his first public statement as Chairman of A4R, Tony Juniper said “the […]