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RENEWABLE ENERGY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 282: tabled on 27 November 1991

Tabled in the 1991-92 session.

This motion has been signed by 20 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House congratulates the Government on the biggest contractual requirement to build renewable energy plant ever announced in this country or in any European country; welcomes the serious approach to tackling global warming by promoting renewable sources of energy through a record ú174 million research and development programme covering approximately 340 research projects at the present time; supports the significant creation of an effective market place for renewable energy through the establishment of a non-fossil fuel obligation; and further notes that the second Non-Fossil Fuel Obligation Order for Renewables announced in the House on 5th November covers 122 projects, 75 per cent. of which are entirely new and that the premium element of the price paid to the generators is 17 times greater than the miserable level of support given to renewables by the Labour Government throughout its last period in office.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.