England, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- British Energy
Secretary Chris Huhne said
that, with investments on the rise, Britain could become the
global center of renewable energy.
delegates at a regional renewable energy
conference that alternative forms of energy
are on pace to deliver a third industrial
revolution to the world.
there was enough renewable energy on the
global electricity grid to meet the annual
energy demands of 6 million homes. Last year,
sector grew by 4.3 percent, creating more than
"At a time
when closures and cuts dominate the news
cycle, next-generation industries are
providing jobs just as in the recovery after
the last deep depression in 1929 to 1931," he
allocated nearly $50 million for the next four
years for wind energy and more than $30
million for commercial marine energy.
many ways," he said, "Britain
can lay claim to be the home of renewable