Tag Archive for 'RenewableUK Conference'

Scotland’s massive wave and tidal energy potential will create jobs

October 31st, 2012 by RenewableUK

John Hayes, the UK’s Energy Minister, and Alex Salmond, the First Minister of Scotland, highlighted the enormous economic and environmental benefits of renewable energy, in speeches at RenewableUK’s annual conference in Glasgow. Mr Salmond announced a new target of generating the equivalent of 50% of Scotland’s electricity from renewable sources by 2015, on the way […]

RenewableUK 2012 Wave & Tidal conference & exhibition in Edinburgh on 15 March

February 17th, 2012 by RenewableUK

RenewableUK, the trade association representing the wind, wave and tidal energy industries, is holding its annual wave and tidal conference on Thursday 15 March 2012 at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC). Wave and Tidal 2012 is a must for anyone interested in the development of the sector’s huge potential, not just in the UK […]

UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change says that renewable energy technologies will deliver a third industrial revolution

November 5th, 2011 by Rt Hon Chris Huhne Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

“I’m delighted to be here at Renewable UK’s annual conference. Our location is rather appropriate. Manchester was the thumping heart of the first industrial revolution. This was the world’s first industrial city. It is home to the first industrial canal, and the world’s oldest railway station. The foundations for our prosperity were laid here. The […]

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 […]

Chris Huhne, UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, makes the case for renewable energy

October 26th, 2011 by HM Government Department of Energy and Climate Change

In an outspoken attack on “green economy deniers”, Chris Huhne, UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, speaking at the RenewableUK Conference in Manchester, put the spotlight on the economic benefits to Britain of investing in green energy. He pointed to more than a hundred announcements in this financial year alone that add up to […]