Developing countries must turn their back on oil, says Lord Howell

Developing countries need to turn their back on oil, says Lord Howell. Addressing a business audience at the Commonwealth Power Summit 2011 today, Foreign Office Minister Lord Howell said developing nations must be encouraged to adopt cleaner forms of energy production. “Removing fossil fuel subsidies is a sensitive issue. However, not removing them will have […]

Energy boss slams UK reliance on wind power

Wind power cannot provide us with a credible steady energy supply, according to some industry experts. Speaking at the Power Summit 2011, Aggreko chief executive Rupert Soames warned an audience of Commonwealth energy ministers and business leaders against relying on wind. He said that wind sources fluctuated too much to provide steady energy supply. “What […]