Lest the lights go out

Grove-Palmer, Clive
September 1994
New Scientist;9/10/94, Vol. 143 Issue 1942, p42
Calls for a British energy policy that focuses on the development of renewable sources of energy. Results of government-funded research on and development of alternative energy sources.


Related Articles

  • Pressure mounts to Boost Renewable Energy in the EU.  // Coal International;Jul/Aug99, Vol. 247 Issue 4, p114 

    Reports on the campaign of the European Commission to boost renewable energy. Objective of the initiative; Percentage of investment that will come from private sources.

  • Making renewables support schemes sustainable.  // European Power News;May99, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p23 

    Reports on the European Commission's issuance of a working paper on electricity from renewables and the single electricity market. Outlining of harmonization requirements to boost the single European power market; Importance of a price support mechanism and a stable regulatory environment;...

  • Energy Reform: Fostering Renewable Energy. Lopez-Velarde, Rogelio; Valdez, Amanda // Power;May2010, Vol. 154 Issue 5, p76 

    The article reports on the series of reforms conducted by the Mexican Congress to the legal framework of the country's oil and gas industry and renewable energy sources in Mexico.

  • The UK Renewable Obligation. Lloyd, Adrian // Power Economics;Jan2001, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p21 

    Analyzes the Labour Party-led British government's renewable energy policy. Development of the Labour policy; Plans of the government to apply renewable obligation to electricity suppliers; Reactions of market players to the government's policy.

  • The Feed-in Tariff Factor. Patel, Sonal; Reitenbach, Gail // Power;Sep2010, Vol. 154 Issue 9, p60 

    The article presents information on feed-in tariffs (FITs) and their scenario worldwide. It is stated that FITs have been credited with driving renewable energy growth in Europe, and are applicable in 63 jurisdictions around the world. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, there is no...

  • Guatemala goes solar.  // Earth Island Journal;Spring92, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p13 

    Features a program announced by the Scott Sklar, executive director of the US Export Council for Renewable Energy (ECRE) and Guatemalan Energy Minister Carlos Leonel Huarte Castro to bring solar and renewable energy to the people of rural Guatemala.

  • Commission scraps renewables directive.  // European Power News;Dec99, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p1 

    Reports on the European Commission's intention to scrap much of the content of its draft directive on renewable energy sources, resulting in a delay in the adoption of the directive by member states. Commission's request to the Worldwide Fund for Nature to provide the wording of certain...

  • Romania to cut solar power incentives from 2014.  // Energy Today (Hungary);02/21/2013, p1 

    The article reports on Romania's plan to lower subsidies for some renewable energy projects from 2014, part of an effort by the government to avoid overcompensating investors while burdening consumers with high power bills.

  • Wind shun sparks anger.  // Utility Week;3/10/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p6 

    The article reports on the accusation of Friends of the Earth and Greenpeace that the British government has weaned its support for renewable energy amid its energy policy consultation. The government, however, has insisted that it is committed to green energy despite its rejection of plans for...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics