HC Deb 23 June 1993 vol 227 c233W
Mr. Thomason

To ask the President of the Board of Trade what plans he has to take account of the contribution of the waste-to-energy industry in his Department's renewable energy strategy review.

Mr. Eggar

The Government are working towards 1500 MW of new renewable energy electricity generating capacity by the year 2000 supported by a continuing research and knowledge programme. We plan to take the potential of waste to energy projects into account when developing policy for renewables.