HC Deb 22 December 1988 vol 144 c435W
Mr. Flynn

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy if his Department intends to investigate the work of P. C. Fuhri-Snethlage, on renewable energies and windpower, as described in evidence of 30 November at the Hinkley Point C inquiry.

Mr. Michael Spicer

The Government are supporting a major programme of research and development on the renewable energy sources in order to stimulate their full exploitation where they are both economic and environmentally acceptable. The programme covers wind, tidal, geothermal, small hydro, wave, solar and biofuels. Within the wind programme, particular attention is paid to large wind turbines and a 3MW machine is being tested on Orkney.