So much sense from this UK politician who cringes at news from Australian climate change crazy politicians!
The UK’s head climate advisor and former conservative member of the House of Lords, Rt Hon John Gummer, Lord Deben, has backed government initiatives to grow renewable energy at the All Energy conference in Melbourne.
Support for renewable energy policies from a prominent conservative politician demonstrates that the Matthew Guy-led opposition can support pragmatic policy offerings to rollout renewables.
Rt Hon John Gummer, Lord Deben describes policies to grow renewable energy using mechanisms such as ‘contracts for difference’ as a good “interim” measure (in lieu of carbon pricing). The David Cameron government taking this approach to increase solar photovoltaic, onshore and offshore wind energy generation in the United Kingdom.
With the Andrews government’s Renewable Energy Action Plan now in development, and ‘contracts for difference’ emerging as a key mechanism to build more renewables, Yes 2 Renewables asked Lord Debnam for his view at the All Energy conference.
Leigh Ewbank, Y2R coordinator:
Lord Debnam, the Victorian government has committed to…
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