HC Deb 19 November 1956 vol 560 cc55-6W
76. Mr. G. Darling

asked the Minister of Fuel and Power whether he will give a general direction to the Central Electricity Authority to convert coal-fired and oil-fired generating plants to gas turbine propulsion, using producer gas where-ever this is practicable.

Mr. Aubrey Jones

No. Gas turbines have not yet proved themselves efficient generators of electricity on a large scale.

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